Definitions for takeawayˈteɪk əˌweɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

take•a•wayˈteɪk əˌweɪ(adj.)

  1. Category: Common Vocabulary

    Ref: Chiefly Brit. takeout (def. 4). 7

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. takeout, takeout food, takeaway(noun)

    prepared food that is intended to be eaten off of the premises

    "in England they call takeout food `takeaway'"

  2. takeaway(noun)

    a concession made by a labor union to a company that is trying to lower its expenditures

  3. takeaway(noun)

    the act of taking the ball or puck away from the team on the offense (as by the interception of a pass)

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. takeaway(noun)ɪk



  1. takeaway(Noun)

    a restaurant that sells takeaway food

    If you're hungry, there's a takeaway just around the corner.

  2. takeaway(Noun)

    a meal that was bought from a takeaway

    I fancy an Indian takeaway tonight.

  3. takeaway(Noun)

    a concession made by a labor union in the course of negotiations

  4. takeaway(Noun)

    an idea to be taken away by the listener after a talk or presentation

  5. takeaway(Adjective)

    to be eaten off the premises


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