take off

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Synonyms for take off

depart from the ground

take time off from work

mimic or imitate in an amusing or satirical manner

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get started or set in motion, used figuratively

prove fatal

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sixth and last flight will take off at 05:00 am with the total number of
Pilot made an emergency landing soon after take off after the problem developed.
The plane landed safely and the fault was repaired before it was allowed to take off again.
All of a sudden there was a big column of black smoke with flames beneath it,'' he said, adding that it appeared the plane crashed after it tried to take off from the hill-bound No.
Everyone at Mission Control is really pleased that Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer has successfully accomplished take off from Salina Airport on its journey around the world which will cover almost 20,000nms and span four continents.