What does takeaway mean?

Definitions for takeawayˈteɪk əˌweɪ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word takeaway.

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)


  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

Editors Contribution

  1. takeaway

    A type of food or drink sold with the possibility that the person who buys it will eat or drink it in a place away from the place they bought it.

    There are a lot of takeaway restaurants and coffee shops in different countries around the world.

  2. takeaway

    A type of business, market stall, shop, restaurant or type of establishment that provides and sells a wide range of food and drink to their customers who consume that food and drink in another place or location, some have seating for customers to eat their food and drink on the premises.

    There are a lot of takeaway shops in the United Kingdom and Ireland where people go to buy food and drink and take it away to eat elsewhere.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of takeaway in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of takeaway in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gerry Alfonso:

    The key takeaway remains the normalization of the overall market.

  2. Alex Alemi:

    The takeaway is, you want to be as far away from as many people as possible.

  3. Darren Novak:

    One takeaway is that while activists on average are successful, they are not successful in each and every case.

  4. Art Markman:

    If it's an addition instead of a takeaway, you're more likely to repeat it until the action becomes an automatic habit.

  5. Gaurang Shah:

    Last couple of days we've been going below 8,500 and managing to close above 8,500. So that's a positive takeaway for markets.

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