Definitions for go off

Definitions for (verb) go off

Main entry: go off, implode

Definition: burst inward

Usage: The bottle imploded

Main entry: go off

Definition: be discharged or activated

Usage: the explosive devices went off

Main entry: come off, go off, go over

Definition: happen in a particular manner

Usage: how did your talk go over?

Main entry: fire, discharge, go off

Definition: go off or discharge

Usage: The gun fired

Main entry: go off

Definition: stop running, functioning, or operating

Usage: Our power went off during the hurricane

Main entry: run off, bolt, make off, decamp, go off, abscond, absquatulate

Definition: run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along

Usage: The thief made off with our silver; the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe

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