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

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)

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