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verb to take off
  1. (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.
  1. (transitive) To imitate, often in a satirical manner.
They love to all the politicians' mannerisms.
  1. (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.
  1. (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."
  1. (intransitive) To depart.
I'm going to now.
Take off, loser!
  1. (transitive) To quantify.
I'll the concrete and steel for this construction project.

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