verb (inf=to go off, goes off, going off, went off, gone off)
- (intransitive) To explode.
- The bomb went off right after the president left his office.
- (intransitive) To explode metaphorically; to become very angry.
- When the boss came to know about the scheme, he went off, shouting and throwing everything away.
- (intransitive) To begin clanging or making noise.
- The alarm will at six a.m.
- Just after he spotted the first plane on the horizon, sirens started to around the city.
- (intransitive) To depart; to leave.
- Having sated her appetite, she went off in search of a place to sleep.
- I don't know where he's going—he went off without a word.
- (context, intransitive, UK, AU) To putrefy or become inedible.
- Bugger - the milk's gone off already!
- (transitive) To like less.
- Ever since falling off my bike, she's gone off cycling to work.
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