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polish off

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Verb polish off has 3 senses
  1. get through, wrap up, finish off, mop up, polish off, clear up, finish up - finish a task completely; "I finally got through this homework assignment"
    --1 is one way to complete, finish
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, polish off, remove - kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"
    --2 is one way to kill
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. eat up, finish, polish off - finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table; "She polished off the remaining potatoes"
    --3 is one way to eat
    Sample sentence:
    They polish off more bread
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