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takeout

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noun take·out \ˈtāk-ˌau̇t\

Simple Definition of takeout

  • : food that is cooked in a restaurant and taken by a customer to be eaten in another place

  • : a restaurant that sells takeout

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of takeout

  1. 1 :  the action or an act of taking out

  2. 2a :  something taken out or prepared to be taken outb (1) :  an article (as in a newspaper) printed on consecutive pages so as to be conveniently removed (2) :  an intensive study or report

  3. 3a :  prepared food packaged to be consumed away from its place of saleb :  an establishment selling takeout

Examples of takeout in a sentence

  1. We ordered some Chinese takeout.

  2. She works in a Chinese takeout.



1917

First Known Use of takeout

1917



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