Definition: Off

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  • Length: 3 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word : Off

Lexical Information:

  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • SAT vocabulary item
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula

Grammatical Information:

  • Preposition
  • Usually followed by a gerund rather than an infinitive
  • Prepositions connect words together
  • If a preposition isn't connecting words but modifying one word, as in many phrasal verbs, it can be called a Particle (or an Adverb)

Related Glossary Definitions:

Fourth official;  Kick off time;  Kick off;  Movement off the ball;  Off the ball;  Off his line;  Off target;  Official supporters’ club;  Officials;  Offside rule;  Offside trap;  Playoff;  Running off the ball;  Sending-off;  Shots off target;  Stretchered off

Dictionary Definitions

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