take out

IPA: tˈeɪkˈaʊt


  • Misspelling of takeout. [(Canada, US, Philippines) Food purchased from a takeaway.]


  • To remove.
  • To escort someone on a date.
  • (idiomatic) To immobilize with force; to subdue; to incapacitate.
  • (slang, idiomatic) To kill or destroy.
  • (colloquial) To win a sporting event, competition, premiership, etc.
  • (transitive) To obtain by application by a legal or other official process.


IPA: tˈeɪkaʊt


  • (Canada, US, Philippines) Food purchased from a takeaway.
  • (curling) A stone that hits another stone, removing it from play.
  • (bridge) A double of an opponent's bid, intended to invite one's partner to compete in the auction, rather than to penalise one's opponents.
  • (television) A detailed news segment.


  • (Canada, US) (Of food) intended to be eaten off the premises from which it was bought.


IPA: tˈeɪkˈaʊt

Root Word: Take-out


  • 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, and Pakistan) is a prepared meal or other food items, purchased at a restaurant or fast food outlet with the intent to eat elsewhere.

Examples of "takeout" in Sentences

  • Pancho's also offers takeout service.
  • So sorry it has to be in a takeout cup.
  • Masquerades as a ramen takeout cook and carrier.
  • Do a search for takeout comedy and you will see it.
  • I loved that she was friendly with the takeout guy.
  • According to Debat, the big takeout is what the U.S.
  • I've changed it at the same time as adding the takeout option.
  • Traditionally, it denotes a hand unsuited for a takeout double.
  • The objective was to establish a takeout pizza and pasta business.
  • Your employer will reimburse you for up to $500 in takeout food to ease your first four weeks at home.
  • Takeaway is what they call takeout here in England, and this has become our regular Friday night treat, the way pizza was back in Concord.
  • When he spent the night (rare, like a Bigfoot sighting) we slept in like teenagers and ordered takeout from the Thai place around the corner.
  • Despite years of overindulging in Chinese takeout and underindulging in leafy green vegetables, my colon was pink, healthy and free of polyps.
  • I know the takeout is different, but the fact that the waitresses, hostess and servers were so rude to us is enough for us to boycott this place.
  • BTW, one other place you might want to try for Indian takeout is a little hole in the wall place on 44th between Lex and 3rd (closer to 3rd) next to the Chipotle.
  • The customers who come for takeout leave bearing brown papers bags filled with their sandwich and the carrot sticks and chips that come tucked inside with every order.
  • Utsav takeout is well within price limits for midtown lunch (veggie & meat, dal, rice, bread, salad costs $8), and the line is usually much shorter than most of the other nearby good choices …
  • According to the Herald Sun, the bureau looked at the case and found, that whilst the act depicted could be consensual, the overall impact and most likely takeout is that the scene is suggestive of violence and rape ....

Examples of "take-out" in Sentences

  • The kitchen counters were flecked with congealed food and caved-in Chinese take-out cartons.
  • Quality was so good you still usually had to do the take-out deal, as the tables were full with a waiting line.
  • Similarly, the family will probably have to pay someone else to clean the house and cook meals restaurants and take-out services.
  • I had run into her various times; at the mail boxes, the elevators, even picking up take-out from the Chinese restaurant down the street.
  • Meanwhile, company "perks" offered to employees, such as take-out meals and car service, had gradually blurred the lines between work and life.
  • The same holds true for plastic bags that contain greasy take-out, plastic plates, straws, the plastic filters in cigarettes, and plastic utensils.

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