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Definition of Take away

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take from someone, take from a place, remove from a certain place; remove a part from, deduct, subtract (Example: "Take away five from nine to leave four")), take off, remove; get rid of some abstract object; take out, buy food at an eating establishment (restaurant, store, etc.) to be consumed in a different location
minus (Example: "ten take away four is six"))
of or involving food to be taken and consumed off the premises; portable, that can easily be transported from one place to another
Take away Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
emoveo, asporto, abduco, abscido, removeo, decerpo
Take away Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
hEnglish - advanced version

take away
v
1. 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" [syn: bear off, bear away, carry away, carry off]
[ant: bring]

2. remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, taking off, etc.; 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" [syn: remove, take, withdraw]


3. take out or remove; "take out the chicken after adding the vegetables" [syn: take out]
[ant: add]

4. take from a person or place; "we took the abused child away from its parents"
5. get rid of something abstract; "the death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage"; "god takes away your sins" [syn: remove]


6. take away a part from; diminish; "his bad manners detract from his good character" [syn: detract]



Queen's English - American English Glossary
A restaurant which serves food to go.
Steve Stone
Australian Slang
take-out food
have a hysterectomy
WordNet 2.0

Verb
1. 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"
(synonym) bear off, bear away, carry away, carry off
(antonym) bring, get, convey, fetch
(hypernym) remove, take, withdraw
(hyponym) spirit away
(entail) leave, go forth, go away
2. remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, taking off, etc. 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"
(synonym) remove, take, withdraw
(hyponym) epilate, depilate
3. take out or remove; "take out the chicken after adding the vegetables"
(synonym) take out
(antonym) add
(hypernym) remove, take, withdraw
(hyponym) bus
4. take from a person or place; "We took the abused child away from its parents"
(hypernym) take
5. 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"
(synonym) take out
(hypernym) eat
(derivation) takeout, takeout food, takeaway
6. get rid of something abstract; "The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage"; "God takes away your sins"
(synonym) remove
(hyponym) wash away
7. take away a part from; diminish; "His bad manners detract from his good character"
(synonym) detract
(hypernym) reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down

Adjective
1. of or involving food to be taken and eaten off the premises; "takeout pizza"; "the takeout counter"; "`take-away' is chiefly British"
(synonym) takeout
(similar) portable
(classification) United Kingdom, UK, Great Britain, GB, Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Take away Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Take Away and The Lure of Salvage are two sides of a single LP containing dub versions of XTC tracks released under the moniker Mr. Partridge, a pseudonym for Andy Partridge. It was released on February 29, 1980 on Virgin Records.

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Take Away is a 2003 Australian comedy movie, written by Dave O'Neil, who also features as a minor character, and Mark O'Toole. It stars Vince Colosimo, Stephen Curry, Rose Byrne and Nathan Phillips. The film starts in 19th century Victoria with the invention of the ever great "Take away".

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Take-out or takeout (in North American and Philippine English); also carry-out (in U.S. and Scotland); take-away (in the United Kingdom other than Scotland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Hong Kong, and Ireland), parcel (in Indian English and Pakistani English), refers to prepared meals or other food items, purchased at a restaurant, that the purchaser intends to eat elsewhere. A concept found in many ancient cultures, take-out food is now common worldwide, with a number of different cuisines and dishes on offer.

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English - Klingon
v. nge'