off the premises

Definition of off the premises

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

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

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

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official

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

    :  either of the first two propositions of a syllogism from which the conclusion is drawn

    :  something assumed or taken for granted :  presupposition

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

    :  to offer as a premise in an argument

    :  postulate


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