lay off

Verb1.lay off - put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
2.lay off - dismiss, usually for economic reasons; "She was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized"
Synonyms: furlough
break, call it a day, call it quits, cease, cheese, close off, discontinue, drop, give up, knock off, leave off, pull the plug, quit, retire, shut off, sign off, stop, withdraw
Translate lay off to Spanish, Translate lay off to German, Translate lay off to French
lay aside
lay away
Lay baptism
Lay brother
lay claim
Lay clerk
Lay corporation
Lay damages
Lay days
lay down
Lay elder
lay eyes on
lay figure
lay hands on
lay in
lay into
-- lay off --
lay on the line
lay out
lay over
Lay people
Lay race
Lay reader
Lay shaft
lay to rest
lay up
lay waste to
lay witness
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