What does take-away mean?

Definitions for take-away

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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(adj)

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

  4. 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"

  5. 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"

  6. 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"

  7. take away, take out(verb)

    take out or remove

    "take out the chicken after adding the vegetables"

  8. take away(verb)

    take from a person or place

    "We took the abused child away from its parents"

  9. 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"

  10. 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"

  11. take away, detract(verb)

    take away a part from; diminish

    "His bad manners detract from his good character"


  1. take-away(Adjective)

    of, or relating to food intended to be eaten off the premises


  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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