off premises

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of off premises

: away from or outside of a building or the area of land that it is on
  • Police escorted her off premises.
  • The printing of the books is done off premises.

Word by Word Definitions

off play
  1. : from a place or position

  2. : at a distance in space or time

  3. : from a course : aside

  1. used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

  2. : to seaward of

  3. : from the possession or charge of

  1. : seaward

  2. : right

  3. : more removed or distant

  1. : to go away : depart

  2. : kill, murder

  1. : competition : contest

premise play premises
  1. : a proposition antecedently supposed or proved as a basis of argument or inference

  2. : something assumed or taken for granted : presupposition

  3. : matters previously stated

  1. : to set forth beforehand as an introduction or a postulate

  2. : to offer as a premise in an argument

  3. : postulate


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