Take off

Take´ off`
v. i.1.to begin a leap from a surface or a flight into the air; especially, (of a bird or an airplane) to leave the ground and begin to fly; as, flight CA123 took off on schedule at 3:00 PM.
2.To begin a period of accelerating growth or development; as, the economy took off in the third quarter.
3.To begin a journey; to depart.
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, coat or other article of clothing; to take off a coat of paint from a surface.
2.To cut off; as, to take off the head, or a limb.
3.To destroy; as, to take off life.
4.To remove; to invalidate; as, to take off the force of an argument.
5.To withdraw; to call or draw away.
6.To swallow; as, to take off a glass of wine.
7.To purchase; to take in trade.
8.To copy; to reproduce.
9.To imitate; to mimic; to personate.
10.To find place for; to dispose of; as, more scholars than preferments can take off.
11.To discount or deduct (from a price); the dealer took off twenty percent on remaining toys.
Verb1.take off - leave; "The family took off for Florida"
2.take off - take away or remove; "Take that weight off me!"
3.take off - depart from the ground; "The plane took off two hours late"
Synonyms: lift off
4.take off - take time off from work; stop working temporarily
Synonyms: take time off
5.take off - mimic or imitate, especially in an amusing or satirical manner; "This song takes off from a famous aria"
6.take off - remove clothes; "take off your shirt--it's very hot in here"
7.take off - get started or set in motion, used figuratively; "the project took a long time to get off the ground"
8.take off - prove fatal; "The disease took off"
9.take off - make a subtraction
Synonyms: deduct, subtract
break up, cut off, disrupt, interrupt, take time off
Translate Take off to Spanish, Translate Take off to German, Translate Take off to French
take hold
take hold of
take home
take in
take in charge
take in vain
take in water
take into account
take issue
take it easy
take it on the chin
take kindly to
take leave
take lying down
take note
take notice
-- Take off --
take office
take on
take one's lumps
take orders
take out
take over
take pains
take part
take place
take pride
take root
take shape
take stage
take stock
take ten
take the air
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