Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “take sth off”

take sth off

verb uk phrasal verb with take   /teɪk/ (took, taken) us  

(REMOVE)

A2 to remove something, especially clothes: He took off his clothes and got into the bath. After the poisoning scare, the product was taken off the shelves/the market (= removed from sale).

(NOT WORK)

B2 to spend time away from your work: He took off two weeks in September.
(Definition of take sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of take sth off?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “take sth off” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

first:

(a person or thing) coming before all others in order, time, amount, quality, or importance

Word of the Day

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More