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English verb: call off

1. call off (social) postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled


SamplesCall off the engagement.
Cancel the dinner party.
We had to scrub our vacation plans.
Scratch that meeting--the chair is ill.


Synonymscancel, scratch, scrub


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Entailschedule

2. call off (motion) give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance


Synonymscall


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Entailsquare dance









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