Synonyms of take off


1. takeoff, departure, going, going away, leaving

usage: a departure; especially of airplanes

2. takeoff, rise, rising, ascent, ascension

usage: the initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne

3. parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on, caricature, imitation, impersonation

usage: a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

4. parody, mockery, takeoff, apery, mimicry

usage: humorous or satirical mimicry


1. depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off, leave, go forth, go away

usage: leave; "The family took off for Florida"

2. take off, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: take away or remove; "Take that weight off me!"

3. take off, lift off, depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off

usage: depart from the ground; "The plane took off two hours late"

4. take off, take time off, interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off

usage: take time off from work; stop working temporarily

5. take off, imitate, copy, simulate

usage: mimic or imitate in an amusing or satirical manner; "This song takes off from a famous aria"

6. take off, undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobe, peel

usage: remove clothes; "take off your shirt--it's very hot in here"

7. get off the ground, take off, start, go, get going

usage: get started or set in motion, used figuratively; "the project took a long time to get off the ground"

8. take off, kill

usage: prove fatal; "The disease took off"

9. subtract, deduct, take off, calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure

usage: make a subtraction; "subtract this amount from my paycheck"

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