go off

verb

Definition of go off

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  explode

  3. 2 :  to burst forth or break out suddenly or noisily

  4. 3 :  to go forth, out, or away :  leave

  5. 4 :  to undergo decline or deterioration

  6. 5 :  to follow the expected or desired course :  proceed the party went off well

  7. 6 :  to make a characteristic noise :  sound could hear the alarm going off

go off the deep end

  1. 1 :  to enter recklessly on a course

  2. 2 :  to become very much excited

Examples of go off in a Sentence

  1. specialists were able to deactivate the bomb before it went off

  2. the wedding went off without so much as a single glitch

First Known Use of go off

1579



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