English verb: call off
|1.||call off (social) postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled|
|Samples||Call off the engagement.|
Cancel the dinner party.
We had to scrub our vacation plans.
Scratch that meeting--the chair is ill.
|Synonyms||cancel, scratch, scrub|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|
|2.||call off (motion) give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s|