- Bridge. a bid in a suit or denomination different from the one bid by one's partner.
- Poker. the minimum with which a player can begin.
Origin of takeout
How to use takeout in a sentence
Really, is it any wonder that fluoride should freak people out?
For a while yoga and pilates classes were sought out at luxury gyms like Equinox.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
On Thursday, Garcetti ruled himself out of the race to succeed Boxer.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Yet this, in the end, is a book from which one emerges sad, gloomy, disenchanted, at least if we agree to take it seriously.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Police officials told the AP that they came out with guns blazing.
And he was gone, and out of sight on the swift galloping Benito, before Father Gaspara bethought himself.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
Liszt looked at it, and to her fright and dismay cried out in a fit of impatience, "No, I won't hear it!"Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
The most High hath created medicines out of the earth, and a wise man will not abhor them.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Squinty could look out, but the slats were as close together as those in a chicken coop, and the little pig could not get out.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
British Dictionary definitions for takeout
Other Idioms and Phrases with takeout
Extract, remove, as in He should take out that splinter: [c. 1300]
Secure by applying to an authority, as in She took out a real estate license. [Late 1600s]
Escort on a date, as in He's been taking out a different girl every night of the week. [c. 1600]
Give vent to; see take it out on.
Carry away for use elsewhere, as in Can we get some pizza to take out?
Obtain as an equivalent in different form, as in We took out the money she owed us by having her baby-sit. [Early 1600s]
Set out, as in Jan and Herb took out for the beach, or The police took out after the suspects. [Mid-1800s]
Kill, destroy, as in Two snipers took out a whole platoon, or Flying low, the plane took out the enemy bunker in one pass. [1930s]
See under take out of.