off

Definition

adverb
  1. taken away from a price
    ExampleWe give 5 per cent off for quick settlement.
  2. lower than a previous price
    ExampleThe shares closed 2 per cent off.
preposition
  1. subtracted from
    Examplesto take £25 off the price • We give 10 per cent off our usual prices.
  2. not included
    Usage
    financial items which do not appear in a company's balance sheet as assets, such as equipment acquired under an operating lease

"...its stock closed Monday at $21.875 a share in NYSE composite trading, off 56 per cent from its high last July" [Wall Street Journal]

Use off in a sentence

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OFEX off record title defect