take oneself off

take oneself off
WITHDRAW, retire, leave, exit, depart, go away, quit; informal clear off.
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  • take — v. & n. v. (took; taken) 1 tr. lay hold of; get into one s hands. 2 tr. acquire, get possession of, capture, earn, or win. 3 tr. get the use of by purchase or formal agreement (take lodgings). 4 tr. (in a recipe) avail oneself of; use. 5 tr. use… …   Useful english dictionary

  • take — verb (past took; past participle taken) 1》 reach for and hold with one s hands. 2》 carry or bring with one; convey or guide.     ↘remove from a place.     ↘subtract. 3》 accept or receive.     ↘understand or accept as valid.     ↘submit to,… …   English new terms dictionary

  • take off — 1》 (of an aircraft or bird) become airborne.     ↘(of an enterprise) become successful. 2》 (also take oneself off) depart hastily. → take …   English new terms dictionary

  • take — v 1. acquire, secure, get, obtain, gain, procure, come by, Sl. cop; catch, seize, capture; hold, grasp, grip, clasp, embrace; garner, harvest, gather, glean; reach, attain, achieve, win; receive, accept, react or respond to; have, possess,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • take — [c]/teɪk / (say tayk) verb (took, taken, taking) –verb (t) 1. to get into one s hands or possession by force or artifice. 2. to seize, catch, or capture. 3. to grasp, grip or hold. 4. to get into one s hold, possession, control, etc., by one s… …  

  • take — [tāk] vt. took, taken, taking [ME taken < OE tacan < ON taka < ? IE base * dēg , to lay hold of] I to get possession of by force or skill; seize, grasp, catch, capture, win, etc. 1. to get by conquering; capture; seize 2. to trap, snare …   English World dictionary

  • take — ► VERB (past took; past part. taken) 1) lay hold of with one s hands; reach for and hold. 2) occupy (a place or position). 3) capture or gain possession of by force. 4) carry or bring with one; convey. 5) remove from a place. 6) …   English terms dictionary

  • take — [n] profit booty*, catch, catching, cut, gate, haul*, holding, part, proceeds, receipts, return, returns, revenue, share, takings, yield; concept 344 Ant. debt, loss take [v1] get; help oneself to abduct, accept, acquire, arrest, attain, capture …   New thesaurus

  • take on — [v1] assume, accept acquire, add, address oneself to, adopt, agree to do, annex, append, attempt, become, begin, come to have, commence, develop, embrace, employ, endeavor, engage, enlist, enroll, espouse, handle, have a go at*, hire, launch, put …   New thesaurus

  • shove off — informal shove off, you little creep! Syn: go away, get out (of my sight); get going, take oneself off, be off (with you), shoo; informal scram, make yourself scarce, be on your way, beat it, get lost, push off, buzz off, clear off, go (and) jump …   Thesaurus of popular words

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