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To have subtracted
Take off three from five, and you'll be left with two.”
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To have headed straight towards a specified direction or object, usually at an accelerated speed
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Past tense for 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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Past tense for to leave a place hastily, often for another
“Shimley decided it was time to take off for Tulsa, where he could hide.”
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Past tense for 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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Past tense for to abolish or discontinue (something previously supplied or offered)
“Management has the right to take off the offer at its discretion without giving prior notice.”
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Past tense for 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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Past tense for 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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Past tense for 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) Past tense for to steal or rob from
“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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