Definitions for take away

Definitions for (verb) take away

Main entry: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: 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

Main entry: take away, take out

Definition: take out or remove

Usage: take out the chicken after adding the vegetables

Main entry: detract, take away

Definition: take away a part from; diminish

Usage: His bad manners detract from his good character

Main entry: take away, remove

Definition: get rid of something abstract

Usage: The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage; God takes away your sins

Main entry: take away, take out

Definition: buy and consume food from a restaurant or establishment that sells prepared food

Usage: We'll take out pizza, since I am too tired to cook

Main entry: carry away, carry off, take away, bear away, bear off

Definition: remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state

Usage: 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

Main entry: take away

Definition: take from a person or place

Usage: We took the abused child away from its parents

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