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Definition 1: take out or remove - [verb of change]

Samples where take away or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • take out the chicken after adding the vegetables

Synonyms for take away in the sense of this definition

(take away is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove used dishes from the table in restaurants

(... is a kind of take away ) mark for deletion, rub off, or erase

"kill these lines in the President's speech"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove from a list

"Cross the name of the dead person off the list"

(... is a kind of take away ) wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information

"Who erased the files from my hard disk?"

(... is a kind of take away ) take away by means of a vehicle

"They carted off the old furniture"

Definition 2: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract - [verb of change]

Samples where take away or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • remove a threat
  • remove a wrapper
  • Remove the dirty dishes from the table
  • take the gun from your pocket
  • This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms for take away in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of take away ) remove body hair

"epilate her legs"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove from a culture or a living or dead body, as for the purposes of transplantation

"Should one harvest organs from dead people for transplants?"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the tip from

"tip artichokes"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the stem from

"for automatic natural language processing, the words must be stemmed"

(... is a kind of take away ) surgically remove (an organ)

(... is a kind of take away ) remove (a tumor or eye) from an enveloping sac or cover

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the contents of (an organ)

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the nucleus from (a cell)

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the cortex of (an organ)

(... is a kind of take away ) remove (water) from a vessel with a container

(... is a kind of take away ) remove (someone's or one's own) clothes

"The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim" "She divested herself of her outdoor clothes" "He disinvested himself of his garments"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove an organ or bodily structure

(... is a kind of take away ) remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits

"Clean the turkey"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove shells or husks from

"clean grain before milling it"

(... is a kind of take away ) blow away or off with a current of air

"winnow chaff" "The speaker ceased to be an amusing little gnat to be fanned away and was kicked off the forum"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove in small bits

"pick meat from a bone"

(... is a kind of take away ) free (the throat) by making a rasping sound

"Clear the throat"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove muck, clear away muck, as in a mine

(... is a kind of take away ) remove from a surface

"the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table"

(... is a kind of take away ) take off or away by decreasing

"lift the pressure"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove from a seedbed or from a nursery

"lift the tulip bulbs"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove by pulling or ripping violently and forcefully

"The passing bus tore off her side mirror"

(... is a kind of take away ) take away or remove

"Take that weight off me!"

(... is a kind of take away ) take out or remove

"take out the chicken after adding the vegetables"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the pits from

"pit plums and cherries"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the seeds from

"seed grapes"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the hinges from

"unhinge the door"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the shucks from

"shuck corn"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the hulls from

"hull the berries"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove crumbs from

"crumb the table"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove or withdraw gradually:

"These new customs are chipping away at the quality of life"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the burls from cloth

(... is a kind of take away ) destroy or break forcefully

"The windows were knocked out"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove unwanted substances from

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the pituitary glands

(... is a kind of take away ) remove gas from

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the husks from

"husk corn"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the burrs from

(... is a kind of take away ) remove from sight

(... is a kind of take away ) remove with a flick (of the hand)

(... is a kind of take away ) take off or remove

"strip a wall of its wallpaper"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove a constituent from a liquid

(... is a kind of take away ) remove

"clear the leaves from the lawn" "Clear snow from the road"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the fangs from

"defang the poisonous snake"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the bones from

"bone the turkey before roasting it"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the entrails of

"draw a chicken"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove from its shell or outer covering

"shell the legumes" "shell mussels"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove from the shell

"shuck oysters"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the tusks of animals

"tusk an elephant"

(... is a kind of take away ) prevent the growth of horns of certain animals

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the scalp of

"The enemies were scalped"

(... is a kind of take away ) clear of weeds

"weed the garden"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove water from

"condense the milk"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove (water) from a boat by dipping and throwing over the side

(... is a kind of take away ) remove substances from by a percolating liquid

"leach the soil"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove calcium or lime from

"decalcify the rock"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove poison from

"detoxify the soil"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove ions from

"ionate thyroxine"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove iodine from

"de-iodinate the thyroxine"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove carbon from (an engine)

(... is a kind of take away ) free of lice

"They deloused the prisoners after they liberated the camps"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove by making a hole or by boring

"the dentist reamed out the debris in the course of the root canal treatment"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove with or as if with a brush

"brush away the crumbs" "brush the dust from the jacket" "brush aside the objections"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent

"he washed the dirt from his coat" "The nurse washed away the blood" "Can you wash away the spots on the windows?" "he managed to wash out the stains"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove from a surface on which it is adsorbed

"the substance was desorbed"

(... is a kind of take away ) take away

"pull the old soup cans from the supermarket shelf"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the minerals or salts from

"demineralize water"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove (an unknown variable) from two or more equations

(... is a kind of take away ) clear out the chest and lungs

"This drug expectorates quickly"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove from a larger whole

"the new start-up company carved out a large chunk of the market within a year"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the triggering device from

(... is a kind of take away ) remove with a power shovel, usually from a bottom of a body of water

(... is a kind of take away ) diminish, as by friction

"Erosion wore away the surface"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove surgically

"amputate limbs"

(... is a kind of take away ) surgically remove a part of a structure or an organ

(... is a kind of take away ) remove from the surface

"skim cream from the surface of milk"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the surface from

"strip wood"

(... is a kind of take away ) strip the cured leaves from

"strip tobacco"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the scales from

"scale fish"

(... is a kind of take away ) cut the foreskin off male babies or teenage boys

"During the bris, the baby boy is circumcised"

(... is a kind of take away ) take (a ship) out of a dock

"undock the ship"

(... is a kind of take away ) turn up, loosen, or remove earth

"Dig we must" "turn over the soil for aeration"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the inner part or the core of

"the mining company wants to excavate the hillside"

(... is a kind of take away ) take out or up with or as if with a scoop

"scoop the sugar out of the container"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense

"pull weeds" "extract a bad tooth" "take out a splinter" "extract information from the telegram"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove something from a container or an enclosed space

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the strings from

"unstring my guitar"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the stringy parts of

"string beans"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove by wiping

(... is a kind of take away ) remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state

"Their dreams carried the Romantics away into distant lands" "The car carried us off to the meeting" "I'll take you away on a holiday" "I got carried away when I saw the dead man and I started to cry"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the cover from

"unveil a painting"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove from its packing

"unpack the presents"

(... is a kind of take away ) take the burden off; remove the burden from

"unburden the donkey"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove

"Empty the water"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the charge from

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the saddle from

"They unsaddled their mounts"

(... is a kind of take away ) get rid of

"he shed his image as a pushy boss" "shed your clothes"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove or force out from a position

"The dentist dislodged the piece of food that had been stuck under my gums" "He finally could free the legs of the earthquake victim who was buried in the rubble"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove while making clean

"Clean the spots off the rug"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove by suction

"aspirate the wound"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove or make invisible

"Please delete my name from your list"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove with or as if with a ladle

"ladle the water out of the bowl"

(... is a kind of take away ) scoop up or take up with a spoon

"spoon the sauce over the roast"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the guts of

"gut the sheep"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove the head of

"head the fish"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove by drawing or pulling

"She placed the tray down and drew off the cloth" "draw away the cloth that is covering the cheese"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely

"The boys cleaned the sandwich platters" "The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm"

(... is a kind of take away ) take liquid out of a container or well

"She drew water from the barrel"

(... is a kind of take away ) bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover

"draw a weapon" "pull out a gun" "The mugger pulled a knife on his victim"

(... is a kind of take away ) cause (a liquid) to leach or percolate

(... is a kind of take away ) cause to flow

"The nurse drew blood"

(... is a kind of take away ) remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)

"She drew $2,000 from the account" "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank"

Definition 3: get rid of something abstract - [verb of change]

Samples where take away or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage
  • God takes away your sins

Synonyms for take away in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of take away ) eliminate

"wash away all the differences"

Definition 4: take away a part from; diminish - [verb of change]

Samples where take away or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • His bad manners detract from his good character

Synonyms for take away in the sense of this definition

(take away is a kind of ...) cut down on; make a reduction in

"reduce your daily fat intake" "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"

Definition 5: buy and consume food from a restaurant or establishment that sells prepared food - [verb of consumption]

Samples where take away or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We'll take out pizza, since I am too tired to cook

Synonyms for take away in the sense of this definition

(take away is a kind of ...) eat a meal; take a meal

"We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls" "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation"

Definition 6: remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state - [verb of contact]

Samples where take away or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Their dreams carried the Romantics away into distant lands
  • The car carried us off to the meeting
  • I'll take you away on a holiday
  • I got carried away when I saw the dead man and I started to cry

Synonyms for take away in the sense of this definition

(take away is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

(... is a kind of take away ) carry away rapidly and secretly, as if mysteriously

(... is a kind of take away ) carry off mysteriously; as if by magic

(... is a kind of take away ) take away quickly and suddenly

(take away implies ...) go away from a place

"At what time does your train leave?" "She didn't leave until midnight" "The ship leaves at midnight"

Definition 7: take from a person or place - [verb of possession]

Samples where take away or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We took the abused child away from its parents

(take away is a kind of ...) take into one's possession

"We are taking an orphan from Romania" "I'll take three salmon steaks"

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