What does takeaway mean?

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ˈteɪk əˌweɪtake·away

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. takeout, takeout food, takeawaynoun

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

    "in England they call takeout food `takeaway'"

  2. takeawaynoun

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

  3. takeawaynoun

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


  1. takeawaynoun

    a restaurant that sells takeaway food

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

  2. takeawaynoun

    a meal that was bought from a takeaway

    I fancy an Indian takeaway tonight.

  3. takeawaynoun

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

  4. takeawaynoun

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

  5. takeawayadjective

    to be eaten off the premises

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  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

Examples of takeaway in a Sentence

  1. Jane Kagan:

    If LeBron James can be in a place for three months and not have contact with the outside, I believe our 20-year-old staff are going to make it this summer, the big takeaway -- that we will be doing throughout the summer -- is that we are really minimizing the people who come in from the outside.

  2. Brian Walker:

    It's got a maturing audience, it's an educated audience, it's an audience that is very conversant with cafe culture, the urbanisation of food, takeaway, home delivery and it's one in which service has always been a cornerstone, and because of its isolation, McDonald's are able to measure its performance.

  3. Mike Dominguez:

    Individuals breaking laws are not being held accountable because of this vaccine mandate is the ultimate takeaway here, hopefully this idea doesn’t give people still technically breaking a law entitlement to where these individuals feel emboldened to commit other crimes because of the lack of prosecution on these offenses.

  4. 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.

  5. Patrick Wilcken:

    The big takeaway for us is that you have to look historically at this and the long process whereby states often recklessly and irresponsibly send arms to Iraq ... often in a very uncoordinated and chaotic manner.

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    a motley assortment of things
    • A. contempt
    • B. hodgepodge
    • C. impurity
    • D. wavering

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