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take out

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of take out

  1. 1 to find emotional release for <he took out his frustrations by splitting a cord of firewood> Synonyms loose, release, unleash, vent Related Words act out; air, express, state, ventilate, voice Phrases give way (to) Near Antonyms control, govern, handle, manage; bridle, check, constrain, contain, curb, hold back, pull in, quell, rein (in), restrain, smother, tame; allay, lull, quiet, soothe, still; choke, inhibit, muffle, pocket, repress, stifle, strangle, swallow Antonyms bottle (up), repress, suppress

  2. 2 to go on a social engagement with <she'd like to take the new boy out to the movies sometime> Synonyms go out (with), dateRelated Words accompany, escort, see; court, woo

  3. 3 to take away from a place or position <the airline passenger took his laptop computer out of its carrying case> Synonyms clear, draw, remove, withdrawRelated Words demount, dislodge; abstract, cut, draw off, draw out, extract, pull; budge, dislocate, displace, disturb, move, shift, transfer, transposeNear Antonyms mount; anchor, clamp, fix, hitch, moor, secure, set; embed (also imbed), entrench (also intrench), implant, ingrain (also engrain), lodge, root; set up, site, situate, stickAntonyms place, position, put

  4. 4 to put to death deliberately <the rumor is that the CIA is planning to take him out before he can seize control of the country> Synonyms assassinate, bump off, croak [slang], dispatch, do in, execute, get, ice [slang], knock off, liquidate, neutralize, off [slang], put away, rub out, slay, snuff, murder, terminate, whack [slang]Related Words blow away, shoot, shoot down; blot out, carry off, claim, cut down, destroy, fell, kill, smite, zap; butcher, massacre, mow (down), slaughter; annihilate, eliminate, eradicate, exterminate, wipe outNear Antonyms animate, raise, restore, resurrect, resuscitate, revive





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