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- n. That which comes off or the act or process of coming off; emission.
- n. The way any thing or business turns out; the way a person comes off from an encounter or enterprise; result; outcome; reception.
- n. An apology; excuse.
- n. An escape or evasion by subterfuge or pretext; a way of avoiding or getting out of a difficult or uncomfortable situation.
From off- + come. (Wiktionary)