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  Definition of Take away
  1. 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 envir
  2. take out or remove; "take out the chicken after adding the vegetables"
  3. take away a part from; diminish; "His bad manners detract from his good character"
  4. get rid of something abstract; "The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage"; "God takes away your sins"
  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"
  6. 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 g
  7. take from a person or place; "We took the abused child away from its parents"
Similar Words: remove, take, withdraw, take out, detract, bear off, bear away, carry away, carry off


See Also: subtract, deduct, take off


Hyponyms: epilate, depilate, harvest, tip, stem, extirpate, enucleate, exenterate, decorticate, bail, strip, undress, divest, disinvest, ablate, clean, pick, winnow, unbrace, clear, clear up, muck, lift, tear away, tear off, take off, take out, pit, stone, seed, unhinge, shuck, hull, crumb, chip away, chip away at, burl, knock out, scavenge, hypophysectomize, hypophysectomise, degas, husk, shell, bur, burr, clear off, clear away, flick, dismantle, defang, bone, debone, disembowel, eviscerate, draw, tusk, detusk, dehorn, scalp, weed, condense, bail out, bale out, leach, decalcify, detoxify, detoxicate, de-ionate, de-iodinate, decarbonize, decarbonise, decarburize, decarburise, decoke, delouse, ream, brush, wash, wash out, wash off, wash away, desorb, pull, demineralize, demineralise, eliminate, expectorate, clear out, drive out, defuse, dredge, wear away, wear off, amputate, cut off, resect, skim, skim off, cream off, cream, scale, descale, circumcise, undock, dig, delve, cut into, turn over, excavate, hollow, scoop, scoop out, lift out, scoop up, take up, extract, pull out, pull up, draw out, unstring, string, wipe off, wipe away, bear off, bear away, carry away, carry off, unveil, unpack, unburden, disburden, empty, discharge, unsaddle, offsaddle, shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop, dislodge, free, aspirate, draw in, suck in, delete, cancel, ladle, lade, laden, spoon, gut, head, draw off, draw away, pull off, get out, withdraw, bus, kill, obliterate, wipe out, cross off, cross out, strike out, strike off, mark, erase, cart off, cart away, haul off, haul away, spirit away, spirit off, whisk off, whisk away


Entailments: leave, go forth, go away


Derivational Morphology: withdrawal, removal, remotion, remover, detraction, detractor, disparager, depreciator, knocker, takeout, takeout food, takeaway


Anagrams: takeaway


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