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To stop working - synonyms or related words

wind down

to gradually reduce work before stopping completely

knock off

to stop working

shut up shop

to stop working at the end of the day

clock off

in a factory, to pass a special card through a piece of equipment to record that you are leaving work

disband

verb

if a group of people disbands or is disbanded, its members stop working together

ease off

to give something less effort or energy, especially when you have been working very hard

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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