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Overview of noun take_away

The noun takeaway has 3 senses

  • takeout, takeout food, takeaway -- (prepared food that is intended to be eaten off of the premises; "in England they call takeout food `takeaway'")

  • takeaway -- (a concession made by a labor union to a company that is trying to lower its expenditures)

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

Overview of verb take_away

The verb take away has 7 senses

  • take away, bear off, bear away, carry away, carry off -- (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")

  • remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (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")

  • take away, take out -- (take out or remove; "take out the chicken after adding the vegetables")

  • take away -- (take from a person or place; "We took the abused child away from its parents")

  • take out, take away -- (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")

  • remove, take away -- (get rid of something abstract; "The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage"; "God takes away your sins")

  • take away, detract -- (take away a part from; diminish; "His bad manners detract from his good character")

Overview of adj take_away

The adj take-away has 1 sense

  • takeout, take-away -- (of or involving food to be taken and eaten off the premises; "takeout pizza"; "the takeout counter"; "`take-away' is chiefly British")