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Synonyms for lay off

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  1. discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off(verb)

    put an end to a state or an activity

    spare, leave office, allow, block up, abandon, drop by the wayside, forfeit, vacate, halt, release, resign, forgo, block off, hold back, end, kick, throw in, finish, block, surrender, part with, fall by the wayside, lay off, cede, turn back, waive, throw overboard, stop over, break off, break, throw in the towel, step down, give up, depart, stop, relinquish, blockade, hold on, deliver, arrest, bar, cease, barricade, renounce, take leave, discontinue, contain, drop out, free, chuck up the sponge, kibosh, intercept, terminate, furlough, forego, dispense with, quit, foreswear, check

  2. furlough, lay off(verb)

    dismiss, usually for economic reasons

    give up, discontinue, furlough, lay off, cease, quit, stop


  1. lay off(verb)

    let go, redundant

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