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

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

  • take out the chicken after adding the vegetables

Synonyms for take out in the sense of this definition

(take out 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 out ) remove used dishes from the table in restaurants

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

"kill these lines in the President's speech"

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

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

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

"Who erased the files from my hard disk?"

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

"They carted off the old furniture"

Definition 2: prevent from being included or considered or accepted - [verb of cognition]

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

  • The bad results were excluded from the report
  • Leave off the top piece

Synonyms for take out in the sense of this definition

(take out is a kind of ...) terminate, end, or take out

"Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics" "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs" "eliminate my debts"

(... is a kind of take out ) leave or strike out

"This vowel is usually elided before a single consonant"

Definition 3: take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for take out in the sense of this definition

(take out is a kind of ...) pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

"Take any one of these cards" "Choose a good husband for your daughter" "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"

Definition 4: buy and consume food from a restaurant or establishment that sells prepared food - [verb of consumption]

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

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

Synonyms for take out in the sense of this definition

(take out 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 5: remove something from a container or an enclosed space - [verb of contact]

(take out 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 out ) remove the pulp from, as from a fruit

Definition 6: remove from its packing - [verb of contact]

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

  • unpack the presents

Synonyms for take out in the sense of this definition

(take out 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 out ) take out of a container or enclosed space

"Get out your best dress--we are going to a party!"

(... is a kind of take out ) remove from a box

"unbox the presents"

(... is a kind of take out ) take from stowage in preparation for use

(... is a kind of take out ) remove from the crate

"uncrate the glassed carefully!"

Definition 7: remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense - [verb of contact]

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

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

Synonyms for take out in the sense of this definition

(take out 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 out ) extract (liquid) by squeezing or pressing

"wring out the washcloth"

(... is a kind of take out ) extract information from a modulated carrier wave

(... is a kind of take out ) remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string

"She had her eyebrows threaded"

(take out has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

Definition 8: take liquid out of a container or well - [verb of motion]

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

  • She drew water from the barrel

Synonyms for take out in the sense of this definition

(take out 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 out ) remove from glycerol

(... is a kind of take out ) draw off from the lees

"rack wine"

(... is a kind of take out ) draw something in by or as if by a vacuum

"Mud was sucking at her feet"

(... is a kind of take out ) draw (liquor) from a tap

"tap beer in a bar"

(... is a kind of take out ) draw through a sluice

"sluice water"

(... is a kind of take out ) convey, draw off, or empty by or as if by a siphon

(... is a kind of take out ) draw or pour with a pump

(... is a kind of take out ) take milk from female mammals

"Cows need to be milked every morning"

(take out has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

(take out has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

(take out has a similar meaning as ...) allow a draft

"This chimney draws very well"

Definition 9: bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover - [verb of motion]

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

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

Synonyms for take out in the sense of this definition

(take out 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 out ) draw from a sheath or scabbard

"the knight unsheathed his sword"

(take out has a similar meaning as ...) take away

"pull the old soup cans from the supermarket shelf"

(take out has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

(take out has a similar meaning as ...) take liquid out of a container or well

"She drew water from the barrel"

Definition 10: remove (a commodity) from (a supply source) - [verb of possession]

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

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

Synonyms for take out in the sense of this definition

(take out 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 out ) withdraw money by writing a check

(... is a kind of take out ) take a small amount from

"I had to dip into my savings to buy him this present"

(... is a kind of take out ) withdraw (money) and move into a different location, often secretly and with dishonest intentions

(... is a kind of take out ) draw more money from than is available

"She overdrew her account"

(... is a kind of take out ) draw from or dip into to get something

"tap one's memory" "tap a source of money"

(... is a kind of take out ) reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment)

"The company decided to divest" "the board of trustees divested $20 million in real estate property" "There was pressure on the university to disinvest in South Africa"

(take out has a similar meaning as ...) take liquid out of a container or well

"She drew water from the barrel"

Definition 11: purchase prepared food to be eaten at home - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for take out in the sense of this definition

(take out is a kind of ...) obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction

"The family purchased a new car" "The conglomerate acquired a new company" "She buys for the big department store"

Definition 12: obtain by legal or official process - [verb of possession]

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

  • take out a license
  • take out a patent

(take out is a kind of ...) come into possession of

"How did you obtain the visa?"

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

  • Has he asked you out yet?
  • He asekd me to a dance

Synonyms for take out in the sense of this definition

(take out is a kind of ...) express the need or desire for

"She requested an extra bed in her room" "She called for room service" "when you call, always ask for Mary"

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

  • The teacher took the children out of the classroom

Synonyms for take out in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of take out ) remove (people) from a building

"clear the patrons from the theater after the bomb threat"

(... is a kind of take out ) take a player out of a game in order to exchange for another player

(... is a kind of take out ) remove from customary environment or associations

"years of boarding school estranged the child from her home"

(take out causes ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

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