go off


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Synonyms for go off

be discharged or activated

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go off or discharge

stop running, functioning, or operating

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happen in a particular manner

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"The damage caused the electric in the house to go off. Enquiries into the incident are ongoing and anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 1098 060814."
"Based on a small field Frankel could go off as short as 2-5.
go off 1 : explode 1 <A bomb went off.> 2 : to begin to make a usual noise <I woke up when the alarm went off.> 3 : to proceed as expected <The ceremony went off despite bad weather.>
So I rigged another unit to make a different strobe light go off so he'd laugh, and then I'd take the picture."
Dewsbury fire crews were called to his home on Beckett Lane, Dewsbury Moor, shortly before 11am yesterday after neighbours heard the smoke alarm go off.
Orient boss Martin Ling, who'd pushed to go off when the lights failed, said: "The referee should have called it off, and he went over the deadline he set.
While 99% of all contests, banquets, meetings, and related efforts will go off without a hitch, it will take only one mistake to bring on an avalanche of criticism and complaints.
Officials said the first bomber's device did not go off completely.
"Around 100 customers were left without supply, but many more would have experienced a small dip in power, enough to reset equipment and cause alarms to go off."
A SMOKE detector failed to go off during a house fire in Coventry early today because the owner had taken the battery out.
The first is set to go off on September 1: the date on which the raft of capital and currency controls imposed on foreign investors a year ago by the Malaysian central bank expires.