carryout

noun car·ry·out \ ˈka-rē-ˌau̇t , ˈker-ē- \
Updated on: 9 May 2018

Definition of carryout

: takeout 1

carryout

adjective

Examples of carryout in a Sentence

  1. She works in a Chinese carryout.

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First Known Use of carryout

1964

in the meaning defined above

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carry out

verb

Definition of carry out

1 : to bring to a successful issue : complete, accomplish
  • carried out the assignment
2 : to put into execution
  • carry out a plan
3 : to continue to an end or stopping point

Examples of carry out in a Sentence

  1. carried out the task efficiently and cheerfully

First Known Use of carry out

1589

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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