- 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.
- take-home pay,
- take-up reel,
- taken aback
Origin of takeaway
Examples from the Web for takeaway
The takeaway message, whether intended or not, is clear: I became a complete woman when—and only when—I found a good man.
For me, the takeaway from these results is that creativity—just like grit—does not occupy a separate sphere from academics.
The takeaway from this run of data is that the government is losing its ability to inflict damage on the U.S. economy.October Jobs Report Is Bad News for American Economic Declinists|Daniel Gross|November 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Because the takeaway from this news, as we see it, is that Britney Spears has the power to save Tom Hanks.Britney Spears's Music Is Used to Fight Off Somali Pirates (Stop Laughing)|Kevin Fallon|October 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But the takeaway for the average reader is a splendid detective story that constantly wavers between success and tragedy.Who Actually Cracked Linear B, the Ancient Code of the Mysterious Knossos Labyrinth?|Malcolm Jones|May 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST