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Give up or stop doing something.‘I laid off smoking for seven years’
give up, stop, refrain from, abstain from, not continue, desist from, leave alone, cut outquitpack in, leave off, kick, give over, knock offView synonyms
- ‘In her defense, laying off the booze would mean seeing him sober…’
- ‘Now I'm doing an Amber and trying to quit the fags - my immune system is shot and laying off the smokes should help a bit.’
- ‘Im also trying to lay off the dairy after a week of upset stomach.’
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