Definitions for takeoutˈteɪkˌaʊt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. the act of taking out.

  2. something made to be taken out.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. a store or restaurant preparing food to be eaten elsewhere.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

  4. (adj.)intended to be taken from the point of sale and consumed elsewhere:

    takeout meals.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of takeout:


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. takeout(adj)

    (bridge) a bid that asks your partner to bid another suit

  3. takeout, take-away(adj)

    of or involving food to be taken and eaten off the premises

    "takeout pizza"; "the takeout counter"; "`take-away' is chiefly British"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. takeout(noun)ˈteɪkˌaʊt

    food from a restaurant that you take away to eat

    We got Chinese takeout last night.


  1. takeout(Noun)

    Food purchased from a takeaway

  2. takeout(Noun)

    A stone that hits another stone, removing it from play

  3. takeout(Adjective)

    intended to be eaten off the premises


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