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Synonyms for take off

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off(verb)

    leave

    "The family took off for Florida"

    Synonyms:
    cancel, take leave, start, initiate, offset, exposit, set about, go away, get, start out, explode, spark, get going, range, take time off, split up, lift off, incite, commence, expound, get down, break up, bulge, detonate, lay out, divide, instigate, trigger off, activate, part, vary, array, pull up stakes, trigger, get off the ground, embark on, originate, split, pop out, trip, separate, bulge out, deduct, go, depart, lead off, set off, actuate, diverge, sidetrack, digress, start up, pop, bug out, begin, spark off, touch off, startle, bring out, leave, jump, disunite, blow up, set forth, subtract, break, deviate, protrude, come out, straggle, stir up, take up, quit, set out

  2. take off(verb)

    take away or remove

    "Take that weight off me!"

    Synonyms:
    set off, start out, get off the ground, set out, lift off, part, take time off, subtract, start, set forth, deduct, depart

  3. take off, lift off(verb)

    depart from the ground

    "The plane took off two hours late"

    Synonyms:
    set off, start out, get off the ground, set out, lift off, part, take time off, subtract, start, set forth, deduct, depart

  4. take off, take time off(verb)

    take time off from work; stop working temporarily

    Synonyms:
    set off, start out, get off the ground, set out, lift off, part, take time off, subtract, start, set forth, deduct, depart

  5. take off(verb)

    mimic or imitate in an amusing or satirical manner

    "This song takes off from a famous aria"

    Synonyms:
    set off, start out, get off the ground, set out, lift off, part, take time off, subtract, start, set forth, deduct, depart

  6. take off(verb)

    remove clothes

    "take off your shirt--it's very hot in here"

    Synonyms:
    set off, start out, get off the ground, set out, lift off, part, take time off, subtract, start, set forth, deduct, depart

  7. get off the ground, take off(verb)

    get started or set in motion, used figuratively

    "the project took a long time to get off the ground"

    Synonyms:
    set off, start out, get off the ground, lift off, part, take time off, subtract, deduct, start, set forth, set out, depart

  8. take off(verb)

    prove fatal

    "The disease took off"

    Synonyms:
    set off, start out, get off the ground, set out, lift off, part, take time off, subtract, start, set forth, deduct, depart

  9. subtract, deduct, take off(verb)

    make a subtraction

    "subtract this amount from my paycheck"

    Synonyms:
    derive, set forth, infer, subtract, start out, take time off, part, start, lift off, deduct, get off the ground, depart, withhold, recoup, set out, deduce, set off

Wiktionary

  1. take off(verb)

    To remove.

    Synonyms:
    doff

    Antonyms:
    don, put on

  2. take off(verb)

    To imitate, often in a satirical manner.

    They love to take off all the politicians' mannerisms.

    Synonyms:
    mimic, ape, impersonate, imitate

  3. take off(verb)

    The plane has been cleared to take off from runway 3.

    Antonyms:
    touch down, land

  4. take off(verb)

    To become successful, to flourish.

    The business has really taken off this year and has made quite a profit.

    Synonyms:
    bloom, blossom, flourish, grow, thrive

  5. take off(verb)

    To depart.

    Synonyms:
    depart

Editors Contribution

  1. hit (verb)

    informal language, colloquial

    “hit the road, jack”

    Submitted by erhnice on July 29, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. take off

    Synonyms:
    remove, take away

  2. take off

    Synonyms:
    cut off

  3. take off

    Synonyms:
    withdraw, withhold

  4. take off

    Synonyms:
    destroy, kill

  5. take off

    Synonyms:
    swallow, drink

  6. take off

    Synonyms:
    imitate, personate, mimic

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. take off

    Synonyms:
    doff, remove, divest one's self of

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How to use take off in a sentence?

  1. Trisulee Trisaranakul:

    It didn't take off yet. We were only doing environmental and social impact assessments.

  2. Patricia Parkinson Glenn:

    They just take off and they do it.

  3. Dano Wall:

    I never thought it would take off in the way it has, but I'm very glad that so many people have responded to it with such passion.

  4. Rushdi Siddiqui:

    These were the same attributes in China that made Alibaba take off.

  5. Kelly Clarkson:

    I was hospitalized, it was just kind of a bad pregnancy, so I had to take off way more time [from working] than normal.

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