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To launch or ascend vertically into the air
“Crowds regularly flocked to the base to see the aircraft take off on one of its many test flights.”
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To leave a place hastily, often for another
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“Shimley decided it was time to take off for Tulsa, where he could hide.”
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To remove, especially something worn
“She looked very silly standing there while she began to take off her blouse. Under the blouse was another blouse and under that was a vest.”
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To subtract a quantity or number
Take off three from five and you'll be left with two.”
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To abolish or discontinue (something previously supplied or offered)
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“Management has the right to take off the offer at its discretion without giving prior notice.”
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To become successful or popular
“If anyone would have told Price that her solo career would take off this fast, she might not have believed it.”
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To increase dramatically in value, amount or degree
“This had the effect of causing home prices to take off to the stratosphere of unaffordability.”
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To imitate, often in a satirical manner
“Pym would take him off perfectly, catching that accent to a tee.”
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(slang, dated) To steal or rob from
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“He had dreamed about how he'd take off a bank. Watching people get caught for the last fifteen years had taught him what mistakes to avoid.”
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To travel, usually with some measurable distance
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To physically cut off
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To transport away
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Brighten up
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Ship out
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To free from the condition of being stuck
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Pretend to be
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Make perfect
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To unload or discharge, typically cargo
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To remove from a particular place
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(of weight) To get rid of
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To remove or take away
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To make or become happier and more cheerful
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To remove a substance by rubbing
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To detach or separate two items or objects from each other
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Shed
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Prove more powerful or superior
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To withdraw (someone) from a competition or group
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To end the life of, or defeat comprehensively
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To reduce (something) in extent or quantity
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The countdown and launch of a rocket, missile or spacecraft
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An instance of rising or moving up through the air
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A humorous imitation of something, typically a film or a particular genre of film, in which its characteristic features are exaggerated for comic effect
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The act or state of traveling through the air
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