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Definition of "come off" [come off]

  • To come away (from a place); to leave. (verb)
  • To become detached. (verb)
  • To have some success, to succeed. (verb)
  • To have an orgasm. (verb)
  • To appear; to seem; to project a certain quality. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "come off" in a sentence
  • "Aldrin reported that DOI had come off extremely well, and that it had put Eagle into almost the exact, predetermined perilune from which it was to start its final, powered descent."
  • "Whether it was shooting hoops against Amarillo Slim in a $500-a-shot game of H-O-R-S-E or betting a grand on whose suitcase would come off the conveyor belt first at the airport baggage claim, Stuey was always in search of a new challenge, a new kick."
  • "For Apollo 11 to become the first lunar landing mission not only would Apollo 8 need to complete its bold around-the-Moon flight successfully, but Apollo 9 and Apollo 10 would also have to come off without a hitch."