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Synonyms for go off

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  1. abscond, bolt, absquatulate, decamp, run off, go off, make off(verb)

    run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along

    "The thief made off with our silver"; "the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe"

    beetle off, waste, absquatulate, come off, bolt, xerox, break camp, decamp, gobble, chase away, photocopy, go over, vamoose, implode, run off, drive out, discharge, run out, make off, bolt out, drive off, abscond, drive away, skip, dispel, elope, fire, turn back

    come up, go on, come on

  2. go off(verb)

    be discharged or activated

    "the explosive devices went off"

    discharge, abscond, come off, make off, fire, absquatulate, run off, implode, go over, bolt, decamp

    come up, go on, come on

  3. fire, discharge, go off(verb)

    go off or discharge

    "The gun fired"

    unload, exhaust, kindle, absquatulate, dispatch, complete, expel, give the axe, burn, assoil, can, provoke, go over, drop off, empty, enkindle, give the sack, sack, set down, decamp, bolt, elicit, fuel, fire, arouse, give notice, open fire, displace, implode, exculpate, abscond, dismiss, release, raise, clear, put down, acquit, burn down, drop, discharge, evoke, exonerate, free, force out, make off, eject, terminate, muster out, send away, come off, run off

    come on, come up, go on

  4. go off(verb)

    stop running, functioning, or operating

    "Our power went off during the hurricane"

    discharge, abscond, come off, make off, fire, absquatulate, run off, implode, go over, bolt, decamp

    go on, come up, come on

  5. go off, come off, go over(verb)

    happen in a particular manner

    "how did your talk go over?"

    chip, chip off, implode, bolt, break off, come off, decamp, come away, fall over, look into, go over, run off, check into, discharge, absquatulate, make off, check over, abscond, check out, suss out, check, detach, check up on, survey, review, fire, break away

    come on, come up, go on

  6. implode, go off(verb)

    burst inward

    "The bottle imploded"

    discharge, abscond, come off, make off, fire, absquatulate, run off, implode, go over, bolt, decamp

    go on, come up, come on

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. go off

    depart, go away, be off

  2. go off

    explode, be discharged

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  1. gooff

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How to use go off in a sentence?

  1. Noelle Brown:

    I took it for granted that all I had to do was ask [ for my information ], i didn't realize I was setting off a chain of events that has taken up 20 years of my life.

  2. Alyssa Pladl:

    I knew from the very beginning that I had to get Katie away from him to give her a chance in life, ultimately, Steve was just finishing off what he started 20 years earlier.

  3. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    There is no trade-off requiring I agree to this (nuclear) deal with Iran. The deal is bad and we will continue to oppose it.

  4. Robin Bhar:

    There are still growth headwinds, currency headwinds, so prices will struggle to maintain rallies. This risk-on, risk-off mentality will characterise our summer period and the weeks ahead of us look to be pretty choppy.

  5. Franz Kafka:

    Life's splendor forever lies in wait about each one of us in all its fullness, but veiled from view, deep down, invisible, far off. It is there, though, not hostile, not reluctant, not deaf. If you summon it by the right word, by its right name, it will come.

Translations for go off

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  • εκπυρσοκροτώ, εκρήγνυμαι, χαλάω, κόβω, αναχωρώ, αλλοιώνομαι, χτυπάω, ξινίζω, φεύγωGreek
  • raivostua, mennä pilalle, poistua, käynnistyä, häipyä, [[mennä]] [[pois]], [[alkaa]] [[kuulua]], lähteä, räjähtää, pilaantua, soida, pahentuaFinnish
  • abeo, abscedoLatin
  • weggaan, afgaan, vertrekken, bedervenDutch
  • gå avNorwegian
  • испортиться, звучать, уехать, взрываться, зазвучать, взорваться, уезжать, уходить, раздаваться, уйти, злиться, раздаться, портиться, разозлитьсяRussian
  • пітиUkrainian

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