Definition of takeaway
1 : 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
2 : the first movement of the backswing in golf
3 chiefly British : takeout
4 : an act or instance of taking possession of the ball or puck from an opposing team
Examples of takeaway in a Sentence
We ordered some Chinese takeaway.
She works in a Chinese takeaway.
He leads the league in takeaways.
Recent Examples of takeaway from the Web
Here are the Oregonian/OregonLive's five takeaways from the game.
Here are six more takeaways from the Seahawks’ open OTA (Organized Team Activity) Friday. 1, Earl Thomas is ahead of schedule.
That was one of the top takeaways for this year’s municipal elections as the Kansas filing deadline came and went Thursday.
Brownley's takeaways from working under Huber are wide-ranging, from pitching mechanics to putting pressure on the opponent.
Another takeaway our team found helpful in their quest to hydration?
The sophomore defenseman had two takeaways and one ground ball, and senior defenseman Christian Burgdorf praised his 6-foot-2, 215-pound teammate for mixing it up with the 5-10, 210-pound Rambo.
The real takeaway, though, is that stirring up a toxic attitude towards the press—who are asking questions and holding politicians accountable on behalf of voters—can lead to actual violence.
Below are summarized the key takeaways of the whole episode.
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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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