1. [ verb ] prevent from being included or considered or accepted
Synonyms: exclude omit leave_out except take_out

"The bad results were excluded from the report" "Leave off the top piece"

Related terms: include eliminate elide omission
2. [ verb ] come to an end, stop or cease

"the road leaves off at the edge of the forest" "leave off where you started"

Related terms: discontinue
3. [ verb ] stop using

"leave off your jacket--no need to wear it here"

Related terms: discontinue break
Similar spelling:   live_off