1. [ verb ] get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
Synonyms: liquidate do_in neutralise neutralize waste

"The mafia liquidated the informer" "the double agent was neutralized"

Related terms: kill elimination
2. [ verb ] (business) cut the price of
Synonyms: shave
Related terms: reduce mark_down
3. [ verb ] (criminal law) take by theft
Synonyms: glom snitch cop thieve hook

"Someone snitched my wallet!"

Related terms: steal larceny
4. [ verb ] (writing) write quickly
Synonyms: toss_off fling_off dash_off

"She dashed off a note to her husband saying she would not be home for supper"

Related terms: write writing
5. [ verb ] stop pursuing or acting
Synonyms: drop

"drop a lawsuit" "knock it off!"

Related terms: discontinue nolle_pros
Similar spelling:   knockoff