|1.||[ verb ] refrain from certain foods or beverages|
"I keep off drugs" "During Ramadan, Muslims avoid tobacco during the day"
|2.||[ verb ] refrain from entering or walking onto|
"keep off the grass" "stay off the premises"
|3.||[ verb ] avoid something unpleasant or laborious|
|Synonyms:||bypass get_around go_around short-circuit|
"You cannot bypass these rules!"
|Related terms:||avoid bypass|