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English verb: bear off

1. bear off (contact) remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state

SamplesTheir dreams carried the Romantics away into distant lands.
The car carried us off to the meeting.
I'll take you away on a holiday.
I got carried away when I saw the dead man and I started to cry.

Synonymsbear away, carry away, carry off, take away

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw

Narrower (hyponym)spirit away, spirit away, spirit off, whisk away, whisk off

Entailgo away, go forth, leave

Antonymsfetch, bring, get, convey

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