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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theymake off
he/she/itmakes off
present participlemaking off
past tensemade off
past participlemade off

Related dictionary definitions

  1. to leave quickly, especially after doing something wrong

    The kids made off when they heard us coming.

This is the American English definition of make off. View British English definition of make off.