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See definition of took off on Dictionary.com
  • verbleave; leave the ground
  • verbmock, satirize

synonyms for took off

  • blast off
  • blow
  • depart
  • disappear
  • get off
  • get out
  • go
  • lift off
  • pull out
  • soar
  • withdraw
  • ascend
  • bear
  • beat it
  • become airborne
  • begone
  • clear out
  • decamp
  • exit
  • go away
  • head
  • hightail
  • hit the road
  • hit the trail
  • light out
  • make
  • quit
  • scram
  • set out
  • shove off
  • split
  • take to the air
  • vamoose

antonyms for took off

MOST RELEVANT
  • arrive
  • come
  • come in
  • continue
  • stay
  • stay
  • come
  • arrive
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How to use took off in a sentence

After relievedly giving the pistol to the nearest soldier, he stumbled quickly over to Brion and took his hand.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
A desultory conversation on politics, in which neither took the slightest interest, was a safe neutral ground.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
We had six field-pieces, but we only took four, harnessed wit twice the usual number of horses.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Sol got up, slowly; took a backward step into the yard; filled his lungs, opened his mouth, made his eyes round.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
She took the fan from Madame Ratignolle and began to fan both herself and her companion.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Big Reginald took their lives at pool, and pocketed their half-crowns in an easy genial way, which almost made losing a pleasure.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
At the mention of the Merrill Horse, Poindexter's countenance took on a demoniac expression.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
If it took years to do it, you shall never stir out of this house till it is done.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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