Definition of takeout
1a : prepared food packaged to be consumed away from its place of saleb : an establishment selling takeout
2 : the action or an act of taking out
3a : 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
Examples of takeout in a Sentence
We ordered some Chinese takeout.
She works in a Chinese takeout.
Recent Examples of takeout from the Web
Most of the business is expected to be takeout; the space will have only about nine stools at a counter lining the windows.
Mostly takeout and delivery; small dining area for eat-in and private dining area by reservation No liquor license Contact Mark Kurlyandchik: 313-222-5026 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The couple had outstanding warrants for aggravated battery and cruelty to children after an encounter with the restaurant owner of the Qwik Chick takeout stand off U.S. Highway 1.
Bisphenol A (or BPA) is an additive in hard, clear plastic, including most takeout and food-storage containers.
For those seeking a no-think approach to mealtime, a way to learn about cooking or food that's healthier than takeout, meals kits are a godsend.
After the restaurant opened last month just south of White Center’s main street, Seattle Lotus shifted from opening six days a week to a full seven, reflected on takeout menus with a quick cross-out and rewrite of the pen.
Their ToGo takeout program grew 16 percent during the last quarter, according to CNBC.
Grubhub, which coordinates deliveries of takeout food, put out a cheat sheet for customers explaining when to tip and reminding customers that although computers handle the transaction, a person still has to make and deliver the food.
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First Known Use of takeout
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Definition of takeout for English Language Learners
: food that is cooked in a restaurant and taken by a customer to be eaten in another place
: a restaurant that sells takeout
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