Definitions for take off
depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off(verb)
"The family took off for Florida"
take away or remove
"Take that weight off me!"
take off, lift off(verb)
depart from the ground
"The plane took off two hours late"
take off, take time off(verb)
take time off from work; stop working temporarily
mimic or imitate in an amusing or satirical manner
"This song takes off from a famous aria"
"take off your shirt--it's very hot in here"
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"
"The disease took off"
subtract, deduct, take off(verb)
make a subtraction
"subtract this amount from my paycheck"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
≠ put on
Take off your jacket.
to not go to work at a particular time
I'm taking a week off in June.
airplanes taking off over the ocean
to quickly increase or become successful
Sales took off as soon as the book was advertised.
To imitate, often in a satirical manner.
To leave the ground and begin flight; to ascend into the air.
To become successful, to flourish.
to absent oneself from work or other responsibility, especially with permission.
Translations for take off
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to remove (clothes etc)
He took off his coat.
- يَخْلَع مُلابِسَهArabic
- despirPortuguese (BR)
- tage afDanish
- βγάζω (π.χ. ρούχα)Greek
- quitarse, despojarse (de)Spanish
- (seljast, peast, jalast) võtmaEstonian
- ottaa poisFinnish
- ôter, enleverFrench
- skinuti, uklonitiCroatian
- (옷을) 벗다Korean
- novilkt (drēbes)Latvian
- ta av, kle av seg, fjerneNorwegian
- a scoateRomanian
- sleči, odložitiSlovenian
- ta av sigSwedish
- 脫去Chinese (Trad.)
- знімати, скидатиUkrainian
- ہٹانا، اتارناUrdu
- 脱去Chinese (Simp.)
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