- 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.
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Origin of takeout
Words nearby takeout
Example sentences from the Web for takeout
One donor complains about the takeout chicken pot pies served at a Karl Rove-hosted confab.Speed Read: Kenneth Vogel’s ‘Big Money’ Shows How PACs Control Politics|William O’Connor|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Plastic-foam containers are used for everything from awful conference room coffee to Chinese takeout.
In Manhattan, where I grew up, people seemed to eat a lot of takeout, or prepared foods from places like Zabars and Fairway.
I added some left-over roast brisket and a scoop of Chinese takeout rice, two favorites.
He and his comrades burned their meager salaries - or their parents' money - on takeout delivered to the gate.When The Iran Obsession Meets The Free-Market Fetish|Gershom Gorenberg|September 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for takeout
verb (tr, adverb)
noun takeout US and Canadian
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]
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