Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun take_off

4 senses of takeoff

Sense 1
takeoff -- (a departure; especially of airplanes)
       => departure, going, going away, leaving -- (the act of departing)

Sense 2
takeoff -- (the initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne)
       => rise, rising, ascent, ascension -- (a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon")

Sense 3
parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on -- (a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way)
       => caricature, imitation, impersonation -- (a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect)

Sense 4
parody, mockery, takeoff -- (humorous or satirical mimicry)
       => apery, mimicry -- (the act of mimicking; imitative behavior)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb take_off

9 senses of take off

Sense 1
depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off -- (leave; "The family took off for Florida")
       => leave, go forth, go away -- (go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight")

Sense 2
take off -- (take away or remove; "Take that weight off me!")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "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")

Sense 3
take off, lift off -- (depart from the ground; "The plane took off two hours late")
       => depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off -- (leave; "The family took off for Florida")

Sense 4
take off, take time off -- (take time off from work; stop working temporarily)
       => interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off -- (make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages")

Sense 5
take off -- (mimic or imitate in an amusing or satirical manner; "This song takes off from a famous aria")
       => imitate, copy, simulate -- (reproduce someone's behavior or looks; "The mime imitated the passers-by"; "Children often copy their parents or older siblings")

Sense 6
take off -- (remove clothes; "take off your shirt--it's very hot in here")
       => undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobe, peel -- (get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living")

Sense 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")
       => start, go, get going -- (begin or set in motion; "I start at eight in the morning"; "Ready, set, go!")

Sense 8
take off -- (prove fatal; "The disease took off")
       => kill -- (cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays")

Sense 9
subtract, deduct, take off -- (make a subtraction; "subtract this amount from my paycheck")
       => calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure -- (make a mathematical calculation or computation)

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