Take off


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Take off

A sharp increase in the price of a stock, or a positive movement of the market as a whole.

Take Off

Informal; to increase significantly in price in a short period of time. A security may take off, for example, if analysts raise its profile unexpectedly or if it belongs to an industry that is in favor at a certain period of time. Taking off is often unsustainable unless a security's fundamental information justifies it.
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Boy it's tragic,'' said Campbell, who said it appeared the plane crashed as it tried to take off uphill into a canyon.
Kids will say they want to take off the vests because it's too hot.