Synonyms and Antonyms of leave off
1 to bring (as an action or operation) to an immediate end we usually leave off working as soon as the bell rings Synonyms of leave off break, break off, break up, can [slang], cease, cut off, cut out, desist (from), discontinue, drop, end, give over, halt, knock off, lay off, stop, pack (up or in), quit, shut offWords Related to leave off complete, conclude, finish; close (down); deactivate; block, blockade, dam, delay, detain, hinder, hold, hold back, impede, kibosh, obstruct, stem; call, suspend; arrest, brake, check, clamp down, rein (in), squash, squelch, stamp, stanch (or staunch), stunt, suppress, turn back; pause, stay, suspend; abolish, abort, annul, demolish, destroy, dissolve, kill, ruin, scuttle, snuffNear Antonyms of leave off carry on, continue, follow through (with), keep up, run on; advance, proceed, progress; actuate, drive, impel, propel, stir
2 to come to an end the snow should leave off around midnight Synonyms of leave off break off, break up, close, conclude, dead-end, determine, die, discontinue, elapse, end, expire, finish, go, halt, lapse, cease, let up, pass, quit, stop, terminate, wind up, wink (out)Words Related to leave off desist (from), lay off (of), refrain (from); give over [British], knock off, pack (up or in); break down, conk (out), cut out, stall; pause, stay, suspend; abate, peter (out), wind downNear Antonyms of leave off draw out, extend, prolong, protractAntonyms of leave off continue, hang on, persist
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