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  • verbstop doing
  • verbrelieve of responsibility

synonyms for laid off

  • cease
  • desist
  • end
  • give a rest
  • give up
  • halt
  • leave alone
  • leave off
  • let up
  • lie by
  • quit
  • rest
  • spell
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antonyms for laid off

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  • begin
  • employ
  • hire
  • start
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How to use laid off in a sentence

The inner ends of the burrows were enlarged with a depression in the floor, where the eggs were laid.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Madame Ratignolle laid her hand over that of Mrs. Pontellier, which was near her.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The Mexican artillery soon laid a part of the fort in ruins.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He sighed as he laid the papers on the table; for he thought the task would be a harder one than even his own immolation.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
We laid him down gently, folded his arms on his breast, and for a moment held our peace in tribute to his passing.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
From Canada on the north, to Texas on the south, the hot winds had laid the land seemingly bare.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The tea was all laid on tables in the garden, and the sausages were cooking over a fire made on the grounds.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
An with that I laid down on the settee, an felt orful bad, an the more I tho't about it, the wus I felt.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
It laid its hold upon agriculture, sowing and reaping the grain and transporting it to the ends of the earth.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LAID OFF

  • between jobs
  • collecting unemployment benefits
  • laid off
  • on the dole
  • out of a job
  • out of work
  • without employment
  • without gainful employment
  • workless
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.