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Synonyms for take off
take off

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Wiktionary

  1. take offverb

    To remove.

    Synonyms:
    doff

    Antonyms:
    put on, don

  2. take offverb

    To imitate, often in a satirical manner.

    They love to take off all the politicians' mannerisms.

    Synonyms:
    mimic, ape, impersonate, imitate

  3. take offverb

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

    Antonyms:
    land, touch down

  4. take offverb

    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 offverb

    To depart.

    Synonyms:
    depart

Princeton's WordNet

  1. depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take offverb

    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 offverb

    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 offverb

    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 offverb

    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 offverb

    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 offverb

    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 offverb

    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 offverb

    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 offverb

    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

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. Grigorios Reppas:

    We have the buyside interest in the platform but without clearing and more market-makers it cannot take off - the move into clearing should help boost interest in trading on platform.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    I can't see without glasses, i'm not going to take off my stinking glasses.

  3. John Green:

    Lacey shrugged bashfully. "Do you think I'm superficial?" "Well, yeah." I thought of myself standing outside Becca's bedroom, hoping she'd take off her shirt. "But so am I," I added. "So is everyone."

  4. Proverb:

    We hang little thieves, and take off our hats to great ones.

  5. National University:

    Rotary winged aircraft are significantly less efficient at generating lift compared to their fixed wing counterparts [so] a viable 100 per cent solar rotary aircraft that can take-off and land vertically remains a major engineering challenge to date.


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