What does go off mean?

Definitions for go off

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word go off.

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

  2. go off(verb)

    be discharged or activated

    "the explosive devices went off"

  3. fire, discharge, go off(verb)

    go off or discharge

    "The gun fired"

  4. go off(verb)

    stop running, functioning, or operating

    "Our power went off during the hurricane"

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

    happen in a particular manner

    "how did your talk go over?"

  6. implode, go off(verb)

    burst inward

    "The bottle imploded"


  1. go off(Verb)

    To explode.

  2. go off(Verb)

    To explode metaphorically; to become very angry.

  3. go off(Verb)

    To begin clanging or making noise.

  4. go off(Verb)

    To depart; to leave.

  5. go off(Verb)

    To putrefy or become inedible, or to become unusable in any way.

  6. go off(Verb)

    To like less.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of go off in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of go off in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. jaqueline wilson:

    bog off Elaine

  2. Harry Gottleib:

    He got off easy.

  3. John Cornyn:

    That's off the table.

  4. Jamal Al Quda:

    It comes off my hand.

  5. Brian Chanes:

    Now, all bets are off.

Images & Illustrations of go off

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Translations for go off

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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