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English definition of “come off sth”

come off sth

(STOP USING) mainly UK phrasal verb with come     /kʌm/ verb (came, come)
If you come off medicine or drugs, you stop using them: He's come off the tablets because they were making him dizzy.Stop having or doing something
(Definition of come off sth (STOP USING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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