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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. takeoutadjective

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

  3. takeout, take-awayadjective

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

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


  1. takeoutnoun

    Food purchased from a takeaway

  2. takeoutnoun

    A stone that hits another stone, removing it from play

  3. takeoutadjective

    intended to be eaten off the premises


  1. Takeout

    A take-out or takeout (U.S., Canada and the Philippines); carry-out or to-go (Scotland and some dialects in the U.S. and Canada); takeaway (England, Wales, Australia, Lebanon, South Africa, Northern Ireland, Ireland, and occasionally in North America); takeaways (India, New Zealand); grab-n-go; and parcel (Bangladesh, Pakistan) is a prepared meal or other food items, purchased at a restaurant or fast food outlet with the intent to eat elsewhere. A concept found in many ancient cultures, take-out food is common worldwide, with a number of different cuisines and dishes on offer.


  1. takeout

    Takeout generally refers to the purchase of cooked meals or food items from a restaurant, café, or other food service establishment, which are intended to be consumed elsewhere, often at home, instead of on the premises where they are purchased. This is also referred to as take-away in some countries.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of takeout in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of takeout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of takeout in a Sentence

  1. Espartaco Borga:

    In the dining room, all of a sudden, it gets completely full and our takeout and delivery remain the same. The only part that didn't come back were the employees.

  2. David Henkes:

    Telephone's still a relatively common way for consumers to order, especially for takeout and especially if they want to work directly with the restaurant.

  3. Ann Wagner:

    People can order up little girls to a hotel room as easy as they could takeout.

  4. Karen Jones:

    We still eat out or [ do ] takeout once a week to support local businesses, but are not looking for any other big ticket activities such as vacations through the summer of next year.

  5. Wayne's World:

    Benjamin Hey, who wants Chinese Takeout I know a great place Wayne I'll have the cream of sum yung guy.

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