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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
  4. Obtain by legal or official process
    "take out a licence"; "take out a patent"
  5. Make a date
    - ask out, 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
  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: takes out, taking out, takeouts, took out, taken out

See also: portable, take

Type of: 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

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