takeaway

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noun take·away \ˈtāk-ə-ˌwā\

Definition of takeaway

  1. 1 :  the first movement of the backswing in golf

  2. 2 chiefly British :  takeout

  3. 3 :  an act or instance of taking possession of the ball or puck from an opposing team

  4. 4 :  a conclusion to be made based on presented facts or information :  a main point or key message to be learned or understood from something experienced or observed The takeaway is clear: cats are a growing environmental concern because they are driving down some native bird populations … — Bruce Barcott One of the main takeaways stressed by the panelists was that social media is about conversation, not just dissemination. — Gabe Habash

takeaway

adjective

Examples of takeaway in a sentence

  1. We ordered some Chinese takeaway.

  2. She works in a Chinese takeaway.

  3. He leads the league in takeaways.

1921

First Known Use of takeaway

1921


TAKEAWAY Defined for English Language Learners

takeaway

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noun take·away \ˈtāk-ə-ˌwā\

Definition of takeaway for English Language Learners

  • sports : an act of taking the ball or puck from a player on the other team



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