HyperDic: go_off

English > 6 senses of the expression go off:
VERBmotiongo off, abscond, bolt, absquatulate, decamp, run off, make offrun away
changego offbe discharged or activated
competitiongo off, fire, dischargego off or discharge
contactgo offstop running, functioning, or operating
changego off, come off, go overhappen in a particular manner
changego off, implodeburst inward / inward
English > go off: 6 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningrun away; usually includes taking something or somebody along.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsabscond, bolt, absquatulate, decamp, run off, make off
Narrowerlevantrun off without paying a debt
Broaderflee, fly, take flightrun away quickly
See alsogochange location
Spanishescapar, esfumarse, fugarse
Catalanfugir
English > go off: 6 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBe discharged or activated.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderexplode, burstBurst outward, usually with noise
Catalanesclatar, explotar
English > go off: 6 senses > verb 3, competition
Meaninggo off or discharge.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsfire, discharge
Caused byfire, dischargeCause to go off
Spanishdescargar, disparar
Catalandescarregar, disparar, fer foc
English > go off: 6 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningstop running, functioning, or operating.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderstop, haltCome to a halt, stop moving
Oppositego on, come up, come onstart running, functioning, or operating
Spanishirse
English > go off: 6 senses > verb 5, change
Meaninghappen in a particular manner.
PatternSomebody ----s Adjective
Synonymscome off, go over
Broaderhappen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take placeCome to pass
Spanishresultar, salir
Catalanresultar, sortir
English > go off: 6 senses > verb 6, change
MeaningBurst inward / inward.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymimplode
Broadercollapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founderbreak down, literally or metaphorically
Oppositeexplode, burstBurst outward, usually with noise
Spanishimplosionar, implotar
Catalanimplosionar

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