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pol·ish off

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. get through, wrap up, finish off, mop up, polish off, clear up, finish upverb

    finish a task completely

    "I finally got through this homework assignment"

  2. murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, removeverb

    kill intentionally and with premeditation

    "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"

  3. eat up, finish, polish offverb

    finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table

    "She polished off the remaining potatoes"

Wiktionary

  1. polish offverb

    To finish completely, especially a food (polish the plate with one's tongue) or liquor.

  2. polish offverb

    To remove by polishing (rubbing with a fine abrasive).

ChatGPT

  1. polish off

    "Polish off" is a phrasal verb that generally means to finish or consume something completely and quickly. This term is often used in the context of food or drink, but can also refer to finishing up tasks or projects.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of polish off in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of polish off in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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