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Meaning of GO OFF

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  1. [v]  burst inward; "The bottle imploded"
  2. [v]  be discharged or activated; "the explosive devices went off"
  3. [v]  happen in a particular manner; "how did your talk go over?"
  4. [v]  go off or discharge; "The gun fired"
  5. [v]  stop running, functioning, or operating, as of power
  6. [v]  run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
 Synonyms: abscond, absquatulate, bolt, come off, decamp, discharge, fire, go over, implode, run off
 Antonyms: burst, come on, come up, explode, go on
 See Also: break, cave in, collapse, come about, explode, fall in, flee, fly, founder, give, give way, go on, halt, hap, happen, levant, occur, pass, pass off, stop, take flight, take place



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