saw off

Definition of saw off

  1. :  to remove (something) by cutting it with a saw She sawed off the branch.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. : past tense ofsee

  1. :  a hand or power tool or a machine used to cut hard material (such as wood, metal, or bone) and equipped usually with a toothed blade or disk

  1. :  to cut with a saw

    :  to produce or form by cutting with a saw

    :  to slash as though with a saw

  1. :  maxim, proverb

  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


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