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verb (heads off, headed off, head off)
  1. (intransitive) To begin moving away.
(We will head off on our holidays tomorrow)
  1. (transitive) To intercept.
The cavalry will the bandits at the pass.
  1. (transitive) To avoid some usually negative consequence.
The government took steps to summertime shortages of gasoline.
Etymology: From head + off.


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