make off

made off; making off; makes off

Definition of make off

intransitive verb

: to leave in haste
make off with
: to take away especially : grab, steal

First Known Use of make off

circa 1680, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of make off was circa 1680

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“Make off.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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