Synonyms for take off

Synonyms for (verb) take off

Synonyms: take off

Definition: remove clothes

Usage: take off your shirt--it's very hot in here

Similar words: discase, disrobe, uncase, unclothe, undress, strip, strip down, peel

Definition: get undressed

Usage: please don't undress in front of everybody!; She strips in front of strangers every night for a living


Synonyms: take off

Definition: take away or remove

Usage: Take that weight off me!

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment


Synonyms: subtract, take off, deduct

Definition: make a subtraction

Usage: subtract this amount from my paycheck

Similar words: compute, cipher, calculate, cypher, reckon, work out, figure

Definition: make a mathematical calculation or computation


Synonyms: take off

Definition: prove fatal

Usage: The disease took off

Similar words: kill

Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays


Synonyms: take off

Definition: mimic or imitate in an amusing or satirical manner

Usage: This song takes off from a famous aria

Similar words: copy, simulate, imitate

Definition: reproduce someone's behavior or looks

Usage: The mime imitated the passers-by; Children often copy their parents or older siblings


Synonyms: get off the ground, take off

Definition: get started or set in motion, used figuratively

Usage: the project took a long time to get off the ground

Similar words: start, go, get going

Definition: begin or set in motion

Usage: I start at eight in the morning; Ready, set, go!


Synonyms: depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off

Definition: leave

Usage: The family took off for Florida

Similar words: leave, go away, go forth

Definition: go away from a place

Usage: At what time does your train leave?; She didn't leave until midnight; The ship leaves at midnight


Synonyms: take off, lift off

Definition: depart from the ground

Usage: The plane took off two hours late

Similar words: depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off

Definition: leave

Usage: The family took off for Florida


Synonyms: take off, take time off

Definition: take time off from work; stop working temporarily

Similar words: interrupt, break up, disrupt, cut off

Definition: make a break in

Usage: We interrupt the program for the following messages