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Adjective: takeout  'teyk,awt
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: take-away)
  1. Of or involving food to be taken and eaten off the premises
    "takeout pizza"; "the takeout counter";
    - take-away [Brit]
Noun: takeout  'teyk,awt
  1. [N. Amer] Prepared food that is intended to be eaten off of the premises
    - takeout food [N. Amer], takeaway [Brit]
  2. (bridge) a bid that asks your partner to bid another suit
Verb: take out  teyk awt
  1. Cause to leave
    - move out, remove
  2. Remove from its packing
    "take out the presents";
    - unpack
  3. Take out or remove
    "take out the chicken after adding the vegetables";
    - take away, fish out [informal]
  4. Obtain by legal or official process
    "take out a licence"; "take out a patent"
  5. Make a date
    - ask out, ask, invite out
  6. Remove something from a container or an enclosed space
  7. [N. Amer] Purchase prepared food to be eaten at home
    - buy food
  8. Remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
    "She took out $2,000 from the account";
    - withdraw, draw, draw off
  9. Bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
    "take out a weapon";
    - draw, pull, pull out, get out
  10. Take liquid out of a container or well
    "She took out water from the barrel";
    - draw
  11. Remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
    "take out a splinter";
    - extract, pull out, pull, pull up, draw out, rip out, tear out
  12. [N. Amer] 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";
    - take away
  13. Take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy
    - excerpt, extract
  14. Prevent from being included, considered or accepted
    - exclude, except, leave out, leave off, omit

Derived forms: takeouts, taken out, takes out, took out, taking out

See also: ask, evoke, portable

Type of: ask for, bespeak, bid, bidding, buy, call for, choose, convenience food, do away with, eat, eliminate, extinguish, get rid of, obtain, pick out, purchase, quest, remove, request, select, take, take away, withdraw

Antonym: add, pack

Encyclopedia: Takeout

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