make off

make off
make off [v] flee, run away abscond, bolt*, clear, cut and run, decamp, depart, escape, fly*, go, leave, make away, quit, retire, run, run for it, run off, scamper, scoot, skedaddle*, skip*, withdraw; concepts 102,150,195 —Ant. stay, wait

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  • make off — ► make off leave hurriedly. Main Entry: ↑make …   English terms dictionary

  • make off — index abscond, avoid (evade), flee Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • make off — verb run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along The thief made off with our silver the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe • Syn: ↑abscond, ↑bolt, ↑absquatulate, ↑decamp, ↑run off, ↑go off …   Useful english dictionary

  • make off — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms make off : present tense I/you/we/they make off he/she/it makes off present participle making off past tense made off past participle made off to leave quickly, especially after doing something wrong The… …   English dictionary

  • make off — v. (d; intr.) to make off with ( to steal and take away ) (the thieves made off with the silverware) * * * [ meɪk ɒf] (d; intr.) to make off with (the thieves made off with the silverware; to steal and take away ) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • make off — PHRASAL VERB If you make off, you leave somewhere as quickly as possible, often in order to escape. [V P] They broke free and made off in a stolen car. Syn: leave …   English dictionary

  • make off with — ► make off with carry away illicitly. Main Entry: ↑make …   English terms dictionary

  • make off with — index carry away, despoil, hijack, hold up (rob), loot, pilfer, poach Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

  • make off with something — ˌmake ˈoff with sth derived to steal sth and hurry away with it Main entry: ↑makederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • make off with — TAKE, steal, purloin, pilfer, abscond with, run away/off with, carry off, snatch; kidnap, abduct; informal walk away/off with, swipe, filch, snaffle, nab, lift, ‘liberate’, ‘borrow’, snitch; Brit. informal pinch, half inch, nick, whip, knock off; …   Useful english dictionary

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