take off

take off
Synonyms and related words:
abate, abscind, absquatulate, act, act a part, act as, act out, advance, allow, ameliorate, amend, amputate, annihilate, ape, aspire, ban, bar, bate, bear, become airborne, begin, begone, bereave of life, blast away, blast off, bob, burlesque, carry away, carry off, cast off, charge off, chloroform, claw skyward, clear, clear out, clip, come along, come on, commence, copy, copycat, crop, cull, cut, cut away, cut down, cut off, cut out, cut short, decamp, deduct, depreciate, deprive of life, destroy, detach, develop, discount, disengage, dispatch, dispose of, dive in, do, do away with, do for, do to death, dock, doff, dog it, douse, down, draw back, drop, eliminate, enact, end, enucleate, eradicate, except, excise, exclude, execute, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, fall to, finish, finish off, float, fly, fly aloft, free, gain, gain altitude, gain ground, get ahead, get along, get rid of, get to, go ahead, go forward, graduate, grow better, hang, head, head into, hightail, hit off, hit off on, hover, imitate, immolate, impersonate, improve, isolate, jump off, kick back, kick off, kill, kite, knock off, lam, launch into eternity, lay low, leave the ground, liberate, light out, liquidate, look up, loose, loosen, lop, lynch, make, make allowance, make away with, make headway, make off, make progress, make strides, martyr, martyrize, masquerade as, meliorate, mend, mime, mimic, mock, mutilate, nip, pantomime, pare, parody, parrot, pass for, peel, perform, perk up, personate, pick out, pick up, pitch in, plane, play, play a part, plunge into, poise, poison, pose as, powder, pretend to be, progress, prune, purge, put away, put down, put off, put paid to, put to death, put to sleep, rebate, reduce, refund, release, remove, remove from life, root out, rotate, rule out, sacrifice, scrag, scram, send off, set about, set apart, set aside, set in, set out, set sail, set to, shape up, shave, shear, show improvement, skedaddle, skip, skip out, skyrocket, slaughter, slay, slip out of, soar, spire, split, stamp out, start, start in, start off, start out, starve, step out of, strike, strike off, strip, strip off, subtract, take, take a powder, take a premium, take away, take life, take off on, take out, taxi, throw off, to, travesty, truncate, turn to, unbar, unbind, unbolt, unbuckle, unbutton, unchain, unclasp, undo, unfasten, unfetter, unglue, unlace, unlatch, unleash, unlock, unloose, unloosen, unstick, unstrap, untie, unwrap, vamoose, weigh anchor, wipe out, withdraw, write off, zoom

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  • Take off — v. t. 1. To remove, as from the surface or outside; to remove from the top of anything; as, to take off a load; to take off one s hat. [1913 Webster] 2. To cut off; as, to take off the head, or a limb. [1913 Webster] 3. To destroy; as, to take o …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Take-off — rsp. Takeoff (englisch: take off, take off oder takeoff) bezeichnet: das Abheben eines Luftfahrzeuges, siehe Start (Luftfahrt) Take off Modell, ein Modell in der Entwicklungstheorie, siehe The Stages of Economic Growth: A Noncommunist Manifesto… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • take off — {v. phr.} 1a. To leave fast; depart suddenly; run away. * /The dog took off after a rabbit./ Compare: LIGHT OUT. 1b. {informal} To go away; leave. * /The six boys got into the car and took off for the drug store./ 2. To leave on a flight, begin… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take off — {v. phr.} 1a. To leave fast; depart suddenly; run away. * /The dog took off after a rabbit./ Compare: LIGHT OUT. 1b. {informal} To go away; leave. * /The six boys got into the car and took off for the drug store./ 2. To leave on a flight, begin… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take|off — take off or take|off «TAYK F, OF», noun, adjective. –n. 1. the leaving of the ground in leaping or in beginning a flight in an aircraft; taking off: »Vertical take offs and landings long have been a goal of aircraft engineers and builders (Wall… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Take off — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Take Off Your Pants and Jacket (surnommé TOYPAJ) est le quatrième album enregistré en studio du groupe californien de pop punk Blink 182. Taxi Take off… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • take-off — [ tɛkɔf ] n. m. inv. • 1961; mot angl. , de to take off « décoller (avion) » ♦ Anglic. Écon. Phase de démarrage (d une entreprise, d une unité sociale); croissance auto entretenue (d un pays, d une économie en voie de développement). ⇒… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • take off — [tɛkɔf] n. m. ÉTYM. 1961; mot angl., de to take off « décoller » (en parlant d un avion). ❖ ♦ Anglic. Écon. Départ, démarrage, essor (d une entreprise, d une unité sociale). ⇒ Décollage (fig.); décoller. Par ext. || …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Take-off — Take off, auch Take|off [teik ɔf] das u. der; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. take off zu to take off »wegnehmen, bringen«>: 1. Start (einer Rakete, eines Flugzeugs). 2. Start, Beginn, Durchbruch; wirtschaftliches Wachstum …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • take off — [v1] leave; leave the ground ascend, bear, beat it, become airborne, begone, blast off, blow*, clear out*, decamp, depart, disappear, exit, get off, get out, go, go away, head, hightail*, hit the road*, hit the trail*, lift off, light out*, make* …   New thesaurus

  • take off — take (something) off to not work at your job for a period of time. I ve decided to take next semester off and travel and write. Jim needs to take off for a little while …   New idioms dictionary

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