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Other Take Off Definition

[v] remove clothes; "take off your shirt--it's very hot in here"
[v] take away or remove; "Take that weight off me!"
[v] make a subtraction
[v] prove fatal; "The disease took off"
[v] mimic or imitate, esp. in an amusing or satirical manner; "This song takes off from a famous aria"
[v] get started or set in motion, used figuratively, as of a project,
[v] leave; "The family took off for Florida"
[v] depart from the ground, as of an aircraft or balloon; "The plane took off two hours late"
[v] take time off from work; stop working temporarily


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\Take"-off`\, n. The spot at which one takes off; specif., the place from which a jumper rises in leaping. The take-off should be selected with great care, and a pit of large dimensions provided on the landing side. --Encyc. of Sport.
\Take"-off`\, n. An imitation, especially in the way of caricature.