Definition of takeout
1 : the action or an act of taking out
2a : 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
3a : prepared food packaged to be consumed away from its place of saleb : an establishment selling takeout
Examples of takeout in a sentence
We ordered some Chinese takeout.
She works in a Chinese takeout.
First Known Use of takeout
TAKEOUT Defined for English Language Learners
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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