verb to take off
- (transitive) To remove.
- He took off his shoes.
- The test grader takes off a point for every misspelled word.
- Tomorrow the doctor will take the cast off her arm.
- (transitive) To imitate, often in a satirical manner.
- They love to all the politicians' mannerisms.
- (context, intransitive, of an aircraft or spacecraft) To leave the ground and begin flight; to ascend into the air.
- The plane has been cleared to from runway 3.
- (intransitive) To become successful, to flourish.
- The business has really taken off this year and has made quite a profit.
- The Guardian, Thursday July 12, 2007, A welcome invasion. Article about the success of Scandinavian companies in the British market.
- "The message is now the medium " that is powerful and means products can practically all by themselves."
- (intransitive) To depart.
- I'm going to now.
- Take off, loser!
- (transitive) To quantify.
- I'll the concrete and steel for this construction project.
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