Thesaurus

take out

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of take out

  1. 1 to find emotional release for he took out his frustrations by splitting a cord of firewood Synonyms of take out loose, release, unleash, vent Words Related to take out act out; air, express, state, ventilate, voice Phrases give way (to) Near Antonyms of take out control, govern, handle, manage; bridle, check, constrain, contain, curb, hold back, pull in, quell, rein (in), restrain, smother, tame; allay, lull, quiet, soothe, still; choke, inhibit, muffle, pocket, repress, stifle, strangle, swallow Antonyms of take out bottle (up), repress, suppress

  2. 2 to go on a social engagement with she'd like to take the new boy out to the movies sometime Synonyms of take out go out (with), dateWords Related to take out accompany, escort, see; court, woo

  3. 3 to take away from a place or position the airline passenger took his laptop computer out of its carrying case Synonyms of take out clear, draw, remove, withdrawWords Related to take out demount, dislodge; abstract, cut, draw off, draw out, extract, pull; budge, dislocate, displace, disturb, move, shift, transfer, transposeNear Antonyms of take out mount; anchor, clamp, fix, hitch, moor, secure, set; embed (also imbed), entrench (also intrench), implant, ingrain (also engrain), lodge, root; set up, site, situate, stickAntonyms of take out place, position, put

  4. 4 to put to death deliberately the rumor is that the CIA is planning to take him out before he can seize control of the country Synonyms of take out assassinate, bump off, croak [slang], dispatch, do in, execute, get, ice [slang], knock off, liquidate, neutralize, off [slang], put away, rub out, slay, snuff, murder, terminate, whack [slang]Words Related to take out blow away, shoot, shoot down; blot out, carry off, claim, cut down, destroy, fell, kill, smite, zap; butcher, massacre, mow (down), slaughter; annihilate, eliminate, eradicate, exterminate, wipe outNear Antonyms of take out animate, raise, restore, resurrect, resuscitate, revive



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