go off go off

Definition(s):

  1. (v) run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
  2. (v) be discharged or activated
  3. (v) go off or discharge
  4. (v) stop running, functioning, or operating
  5. (v) happen in a particular manner
  6. (v) burst inward

Usage(s):

  1. Still others go off when a ship's hull increases the water pressure.
  2. It can be nice to go off on a new pilot when old things aren't working very well, rather than sticking around and trying to make them work.
  3. Their attacks follow a similar pattern: numerous crude bombs timed to go off in sequence in bus stations, temples and markets.

News

  1. Father's Day gift guide for the tech-savvy dad [Photos]

    With Father’s Day is just a few days away, it may be time to start shopping. But before you go off and buy a tie, cologne or another polo shirt, remember, dads are more tech-savvy these days. After all, he did wish you “happy birthday” on Facebook.        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Greek state TV, radio broadcasts go off the air

    Greek state TV, radio broadcasts go off the air Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 11:43 pm, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek state TV and radio were gradually pulled off the air late Tuesday, hours after the government said it would temporarily close all ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Beaumont Enterprise

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