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verb (inf=to go off, goes off, going off, went off, gone off)
  1. (intransitive) To explode.
The bomb went off right after the president left his office.
  1. (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.
  1. (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.
  1. (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.
  1. (context, intransitive, UK, AU) To putrefy or become inedible.
Bugger - the milk's gone off already!
  1. (transitive) To like less.
Ever since falling off my bike, she's gone off cycling to work.

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