Synonyms of go off


1. abscond, bolt, absquatulate, decamp, run off, go off, make off, flee, fly, take flight

usage: run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along; "The thief made off with our silver"; "the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe"

2. go off, explode, burst

usage: be discharged or activated; "the explosive devices went off"

3. fire, discharge, go off

usage: go off or discharge; "The gun fired"

4. go off, stop, halt

usage: stop running, functioning, or operating; "Our power went off during the hurricane"

5. go off, come off, go over, happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place

usage: happen in a particular manner; "how did your talk go over?"

6. implode, go off, collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder

usage: burst inward; "The bottle imploded"

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