View synonyms for take away

take away


  1. to deduct; subtract

    take away four from nine to leave five


  1. minus

    nine take away four is five


  1. sold for consumption away from the premises on which it is prepared

    a takeaway meal

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

    a takeaway Indian restaurant


  1. a shop or restaurant that sells such food

    let's go to the Chinese takeaway

  2. a meal bought at such a shop or restaurant

    we'll have a Chinese takeaway tonight to save cooking

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Example Sentences

But you cannot take away my identity as a transgendered person.

“You can cut my hair, you can bald me, you can strip me naked and take away my dignity,” she said.

When [lawmakers] looked at it holistically, did they want to take away equipment and technology from front-line security?

And know this:  No politician is going to take away your fear and anxiety.

You take away Scotland, you take a major base of Labour strength.

And I will turn my hand to thee, and I will clean purge away thy dross, and I will take away all thy tin.

I will take away the hedge thereof, and it shall be wasted: I will break down the wall thereof, and it shall be trodden down.

Neutral passenger-steamers were allowed to take away refugees other than Spanish subjects.

Take away from me the way, turn away the path from me, let the Holy One of Israel cease from before us.

I cannot believe that anything serious could have happened to—to take away its character.