go off

Primary Meanings of go off

1.
v
run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
2.
v
go off or discharge
3.
v
happen in a particular manner
4.
v
stop running, functioning, or operating
Full Definitions of go off
1

v run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along

Synonyms:
abscond, absquatulate, bolt, decamp, make off, run off
Types:
levant
run off without paying a debt
Type of:
flee, fly, take flight
run away quickly
2

v go off or discharge

Synonyms:
discharge, fire

v be discharged or activated

“the explosive devices went off
Type of:
burst, explode
burst outward, usually with noise

v burst inward

Synonyms:
implode
Antonyms:
burst, explode
burst outward, usually with noise
Type of:
break, cave in, collapse, fall in, founder, give, give way
break down, literally or metaphorically
3

v happen in a particular manner

Synonyms:
come off, go over
Type of:
come about, fall out, go on, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, take place
come to pass
4

v stop running, functioning, or operating

“Our power went off during the hurricane”
Antonyms:
come on, come up, go on
start running, functioning, or operating
Type of:
halt, stop
come to a halt, stop moving

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