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Verb polish off has 3 senses
- 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
Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something
- 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
Somebody ----s somebody
- 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
They polish off more bread