View synonyms for take out

take out


  1. to extract or remove
  2. to obtain or secure (a licence, patent, etc) from an authority
  3. to go out with; escort

    George is taking Susan out next week

  4. bridge to bid a different suit from (one's partner) in order to rescue him from a difficult contract
  5. slang.
    to kill or destroy
  6. informal.
    to win, esp in sport

    he took out the tennis championship

  7. take it out of or take a lot out of informal.
    to sap the energy or vitality of
  8. take out on informal.
    to vent (anger, frustration, etc) on (esp an innocent person)
  9. take someone out of himself informal.
    to make someone forget his anxieties, problems, etc


  1. bridge of or designating a conventional informatory bid, asking one's partner to bid another suit
  2. sold for consumption away from the premises on which it is prepared

    a takeout meal

  3. preparing and selling food for consumption away from the premises

    a takeout Indian restaurant


  1. a shop or restaurant that sells such food

    let's go to the Chinese takeout

  2. a meal bought at such a shop or restaurant

    we'll have a takeout tonight to save cooking

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Example Sentences

The former has gone so far as to take out ads apologizing for its lapses.

George would take out his lyric book and acoustic guitar and play us the song we would be working on that day.

My nearest relation, my wife, is telling me to get off my database and take out the garbage.

It has been inaccessible for weeks as Israeli bombardment and troops try to take out heavy guerrilla resistance.

Will I be able to take out a map and simply point it out, like most people do when they are asked about their heritage?

This did not relate to the boilers; Trevithick unfortunately did not take out a patent for that improvement.

And then came the incredible orders that he was to take out his four ships to be destroyed by the American navy waiting outside!

Too much for me to take out of my pocket for a stranger; but not for my wife's father—not if it was ten times that.

That was always closed except to open just to take out the trash can.

Let this stew for an hour; then take out the duck, strain the gravy, and remove all fat, and add plenty of mushrooms.