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Princeton's WordNet

  1. takeout, take-away(verb)

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

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

  2. take away, bear off, bear away, carry away, carry off(verb)

    remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state

    "Their 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"

  3. remove, take, take away, withdraw(verb)

    remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

    "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

  4. take away, take out(verb)

    take out or remove

    "take out the chicken after adding the vegetables"

  5. take away(verb)

    take from a person or place

    "We took the abused child away from its parents"

  6. take out, take away(verb)

    buy and consume food from a restaurant or establishment that sells prepared food

    "We'll take out pizza, since I am too tired to cook"

  7. remove, take away(verb)

    get rid of something abstract

    "The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage"; "God takes away your sins"

  8. take away, detract(verb)

    take away a part from; diminish

    "His bad manners detract from his good character"


  1. take away(Verb)

    To remove something and put it in a different place.

  2. take away(Verb)

    To remove something, either material or abstract, so that a person no longer has it.

  3. take away(Verb)

    To subtract or diminish something.

  4. take away(Verb)

    To leave a memory or impression in one's mind that you think about later.

  5. take away(Verb)

    To make someone leave a place and go somewhere else. Usually not with the person's consent.

  6. take away(Verb)

    To prevent, or limit, someone from being somewhere, or from doing something.

  7. take away(Preposition)



  1. Take Away

    Take Away is a 2003 Australian comedy movie, written by Dave O'Neil, who also features as a minor character, and Mark O'Toole. It stars Vince Colosimo, Stephen Curry, Rose Byrne and Nathan Phillips. The film starts in 19th century Victoria with the invention of the ever great "Take away".


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of take away in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of take away in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Miguel de Cervantes:

    Take away the cause, and the effect ceases.

  2. Oliver Wendell Holmes:

    Beware how you take away hope from another human being.

  3. James Holmes:

    You take away life, and your human capital is limitless.

  4. Sren Kierkegaard:

    Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    Really? Take away maternity care? who do these people talk to?

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Translations for take away

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • يسلبArabic
  • à emporterFrench
  • retirar, confiscar, segurar, tirar, [[ficar]] [[com]], recolher, afastar, reter, levar, [[tirar]] [[fora]], [[levar]] [[embora]], conduzirPortuguese

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