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.
In stark contrast with its recent star-studded official farewell, today's take off at Heathrow passed off without ceremony.
Responding to Dawn queries, PIA spokesperson Mashhood Tajwar said that the Sukkur-Karachi flight PK-595 was scheduled to take off at 2.45pm and the passengers had also boarded the aircraft.