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also take-out  (tāk′out′)
1. Intended to be eaten off the premises: takeout pizza.
2. Selling or intended for the sale of food products to be consumed off the premises: a takeout counter; takeout containers.

take′-out′ n.



1. the act of taking out.
2. something made to be taken out.
3. a store or restaurant preparing food to be eaten elsewhere.
4. intended to be taken from the point of sale and consumed elsewhere: takeout meals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.takeout - prepared food that is intended to be eaten off of the premisestakeout - prepared food that is intended to be eaten off of the premises; "in England they call takeout food `takeaway'"
convenience food - any packaged dish or food that can be prepared quickly and easily as by thawing or heating
2.takeout - (bridge) a bid that asks your partner to bid another suit
bridge - any of various card games based on whist for four players
bidding, bid - (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make
Adj.1.takeout - of or involving food to be taken and eaten off the premises; "takeout pizza"; "the takeout counter"; "`take-away' is chiefly British"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
portable - easily or conveniently transported; "a portable television set"
teplé jídlo přes ulici
mad ud af huset
hrana naručena iz restorana
집에 사가지고 가는 요리
måltid för avhämtning
cửa hàng bán thức ăn mang về


[ˈteɪkaʊt] (US)
adj [food, meal] → à emporter
(= restaurant) → restaurant m avec vente à emporter
(= meal) → plat m à emporter


وَجْبَةٌ جَاهِزَة teplé jídlo přes ulici mad ud af huset Essen zum Mitnehmen φαγητό για το σπίτι comida para llevar noutoruoka plat à emporter hrana naručena iz restorana takeaway テークアウト 집에 사가지고 가는 요리 afhaalmaaltijd måltid til å ta med hjem jedzenie na wynos comida para fora, fornecimento de comida para levar блюдо навынос måltid för avhämtning ร้านที่ขายอาหารหรืออาหารที่ซื้อกลับไปทานที่บ้าน hazır yemek cửa hàng bán thức ăn mang về 外卖餐
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OIR recently announced that the companies intend to write more than 50,000 new policies in 2010 and 2011, which may include Citizens' takeouts.
Among other remedies, Citizens also could preclude those insurers from future takeouts.
This stretch of thoroughfare, with some 11 Chinese food outlets - from takeouts to full-service - is becoming our equivalent of Beijing's Wang Fu Jing Boulevard.