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take off

Noun take off has 4 senses
  1. takeoff - a departure; especially of airplanes
    --1 is a kind of departure, going, going away, leaving
    Derived form: verb take off1
  2. takeoff - the initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne
    --2 is a kind of rise, rising, ascent, ascension
    Derived forms: verb take off1, verb take off3
  3. parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on - a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way
    --3 is a kind of caricature, imitation, impersonation
    Derived form: verb take off5
  4. parody, mockery, takeoff - humorous or satirical mimicry
    --4 is a kind of apery, mimicry
    Derived form: verb take off5
Verb take off has 9 senses
  1. depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off - leave; "The family took off for Florida"
    --1 is one way to leave, go forth, go away
    Derived forms: noun takeoff1, noun takeoff2
    Sample sentences:
    These cars won't take off
    The children take off to the playground
  2. take off - take away or remove; "Take that weight off me!"
    --2 is one way to
    remove, take, take away, withdraw
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. take off, lift off - depart from the ground; "The plane took off two hours late"
    --3 is one way to depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off
    Derived form: noun takeoff2
    Sample sentence:
    The airplane is sure to take off
  4. take off, take time off - take time off from work; stop working temporarily
    --4 is one way to interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    => Somebody ----s something
  5. take off - mimic or imitate, especially in an amusing or satirical manner; "This song takes off from a famous aria"
    --5 is one way to
    imitate, copy, simulate
    Derived forms: noun takeoff4, noun takeoff3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  6. take off - remove clothes; "take off your shirt--it's very hot in here"
    --6 is one way to
    undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobe, peel
    Sample sentence:
    They take off the cape
  7. get off the ground, take off - get started or set in motion, used figuratively; "the project took a long time to get off the ground"
    --7 is one way to start, go, get going
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  8. take off - prove fatal; "The disease took off"
    --8 is one way to
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  9. subtract, deduct, take off - make a subtraction
    --9 is one way to calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
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