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go off

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of go off

  1. 1 to break open or into pieces usually because of internal pressure specialists were able to deactivate the bomb before it went off Synonyms of go off blow, blow up, burst, crump, detonate, explode, popWords Related to go off fragment, shatter, smash, splinter; discharge, fire, shoot; balloon, burgeon (also bourgeon), mushroomNear Antonyms of go off collapse, fizzleAntonyms of go off implode

  2. 2 to move forward along a course the wedding went off without so much as a single glitch Synonyms of go off advance, come, come along, do, fare, forge, get along, get on, go along, go, march, pace, proceed, progressWords Related to go off accelerate, fast-forward, speed; approach, near; journey, pass, repair, run, travel, wend; actuate, drive, impel, propel, push; take outNear Antonyms of go off arrest, balk, block, check, detain, halt, hinder, hold back, impede, nip, obstruct, slow (down or up), stem; repress, retard, stunt, suppress; delay, interrupt, stall; cramp, hamper, inhibit; cease, let up, pause; regress; waitAntonyms of go off remain, stand, stay, stop

  3. 3 to leave a place often for another don't go off without telling us where we can find you Synonyms of go off bail, bail out, begone, book [slang], bugger off [British slang], bug off, bug out, buzz (off), clear off [chiefly British], clear out, cut out, depart, dig out, exit, get, get off, go, move, pack (up or off), part, peel off, pike (out or off), pull out, push off, push on, quit, run along, sally (forth), scarper [British], shove (off), step (along), take off, vamoose, walk outWords Related to go off set out, start, strike out; abscond, decamp, escape, evacuate, flee, fly, get out, mizzle [chiefly British], run away, scat, scram, skip; go out, light out, step out; abandon, desert, forsake, vacate; emigrate; adjourn, remove, retire, retreat, withdrawNear Antonyms of go off abide, dwell, lodge, remain, settle, stay, tarry; approach, close, near; hit, land, reachAntonyms of go off arrive, come, show up, turn up



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