Synonyms of off in English:

off


See definition of off

adverb

1‘the youths scrambled out of the car and ran off’

SYNONYMS
away, to a distance, from here, from there

2‘David took a day off’

SYNONYMS
away, absent, out, unavailable, not working, not at work, off duty, on holiday, on leave, free, at leisure, idle
North American on vacation

adjective

1‘strawberries are off’

SYNONYMS
unavailable, unobtainable, finished, sold out
ANTONYMS

available

2‘due to a waterlogged pitch, the game was called off’

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cancelled, postponed, called off, abandoned, shelved
ANTONYMS

on

3‘the fish/milk is off’

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rotten, bad, stale, mouldy, high, sour, rancid, turned, spoiled, putrid, putrescent
ANTONYMS

fresh

4‘I felt decidedly off’

SYNONYMS
unwell, ill, poorly, bad, out of sorts, indisposed, not oneself, sick, queasy, nauseous, nauseated, peaky, liverish, green about the gills, run down, washed out
British off colour
informal under the weather, below par, not up to par, funny, peculiar, rough, lousy, rotten, awful, terrible, dreadful, crummy
British informal grotty, ropy
Scottish informal wabbit, peely-wally
Australian, New Zealand informal crook
vulgar slang crappy
dated seedy
ANTONYMS

well, fit

5‘his boss deducted the money from his pay, which was a bit off’

SYNONYMS
unfair, unjust, uncalled for, below the belt, unacceptable, unjustified, unjustifiable, unreasonable, unsatisfactory, unwarranted, unnecessary, inequitable
informal a bit much
British informal out of order, a bit thick
Australian, New Zealand informal over the fence
ANTONYMS

fair, reasonable

6‘he was being really off with me’

SYNONYMS
unfriendly, aloof, cool, cold, distant, chilly, frosty, hostile, frigid, unresponsive, unapproachable, uncommunicative
informal stand-offish, offish
ANTONYMS

friendly


Phrases

    off and on

    ‘the book he has been working at, off and on, for over 20 years’


    SYNONYMS

    periodically, at intervals, on and off, once in a while, every once in a while, every so often, now and again, now and then, every now and again, every now and then, from time to time, occasionally, on occasion, on occasions, on the odd occasion, at times, sometimes, sporadically, spasmodically, erratically, irregularly, intermittently, by fits and starts, in fits and starts, fitfully, discontinuously, piecemeal

    interruptedly

    ANTONYMS

    regularly