- a takeout restaurant: Let's pick something up at the Indian takeaway.
- food from a takeout restaurant: I get Chinese takeaway at least once a week.
- (in hockey and football) the act of getting the puck or ball away from the team on the offense: The problem with most hockey statistics is they are not very consistent in how they determine takeaways and giveaways.
- (in golf) a backswing: I got him a video entitled “Improving the Takeaway in Your Golf Swing” for his birthday.
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Example sentences from the Web for takeaway
It is thought he went for the take-away after watching England qualify for next year's World Cup at a mate's house in Fulham.
And after dinner, there was no woman too serious to enjoy a take-away carton of cakes and cookies.
In the commonest human face there lies more than Raphael will take-away with him.