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lay off

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  • verbstop doing
  • verbrelieve of responsibility
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Synonyms for lay off

verb stop doing
  • cease
  • desist
  • end
  • give a rest
  • give up
  • halt
  • leave alone
  • leave off
  • let up
  • lie by
  • quit
  • rest
  • spell

Antonyms for lay off

  • begin
  • employ
  • hire
  • start
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to lay off

abort

verb. stop or cancel something

ax/axe

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axed

verb. dismiss from service

axes

verb. dismiss from service

axing

verb. dismiss from service

discharge

verb. dismiss from responsibility
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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