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Meaning of TAKE AWAY

Pronunciation:  teyk u'wey

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  of or involving food to be taken and eaten off the premises; "takeout pizza"; "the takeout counter" (`take-away' is chiefly British)
  2. [v]  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"
  3. [v]  take out or remove; "take out the chicken after adding the vegetables"
  4. [v]  take away a part from; diminish; "His bad manners detract from his good character"
  5. [v]  get rid of something abstract; "The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage"; "God takes away your sins"
  6. [v]  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"
  7. [v]  take from a person or place; "We took the abused child away from its parents"
 
 Synonyms: bear away, bear off, carry away, carry off, detract, portable, remove, take, takeout, withdraw
 
 Antonyms: add, bring, convey, fetch, get
 
 See Also: ablate, amputate, aspirate, bail, bail out, bale out, bear away, bear off, bone, bring down, brush, bur, burl, burr, bus, cancel, carry away, carry off, cart away, cart off, cast, cast off, chip away, chip away at, circumcise, clean, clear, clear away, clear off, clear out, clear up, condense, cream, cream off, cross off, cross out, crumb, cut, cut back, cut down, cut into, cut off, debone, decalcify, decarbonise, decarbonize, decarburise, decarburize, decoke, decorticate, deduct, defang, defuse, degas, dehorn, de-iodinate, de-ionate, delete, delouse, delve, demineralise, demineralize, depilate, descale, desorb, detoxicate, detoxify, detusk, dig, disburden, discharge, disembowel, dislodge, dismantle, draw, draw away, draw in, draw off, draw out, dredge, drive out, drop, eliminate, empty, enucleate, epilate, erase, eviscerate, excavate, exenterate, expectorate, extirpate, extract, flick, free, get out, go away, go forth, gut, haul away, haul off, hollow, hull, husk, hypophysectomise, hypophysectomize, kill, knock out, lade, laden, ladle, leach, leave, lift, lift out, mark, muck, obliterate, offsaddle, pick, pit, pull, pull off, pull out, pull up, ream, reduce, remove, resect, scale, scalp, scavenge, scoop, scoop out, scoop up, seed, shake off, shed, shell, shuck, skim, skim off, spirit away, spirit off, spoon, stone, strike off, strike out, string, strip, subtract, suck in, take, take, take away, take away, take off, take out, take up, tear away, tear off, throw, throw away, throw off, trim, trim back, trim down, turn over, tusk, unbrace, unburden, undock, undress, unhinge, unpack, unsaddle, unstring, unveil, wash, wash away, wash off, wash out, wear away, wear off, weed, whisk away, whisk off, winnow, wipe away, wipe off, wipe out, withdraw

 

 

 

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