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Synonyms for laid-off

Verb

1. discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off
usage: put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
2. furlough, lay off, displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate
usage: dismiss, usually for economic reasons; "She was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized"

Adjective

1. discharged, dismissed, fired, laid-off, pink-slipped, unemployed (vs. employed)
usage: having lost your job
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