Thesaurus

took out

verb
past tense of take out

Synonyms & Antonyms of took out

1 to find emotional release for
  • he took out his frustrations by splitting a cord of firewood

Synonyms for took out

Words Related to took out

Phrases Synonymous with took out

Near Antonyms for took out

Antonyms for took out

2 to go on a social engagement with
  • she'd like to take the new boy out to the movies sometime

Synonyms for took out

Words Related to took out

3 to take away from a place or position
  • the airline passenger took his laptop computer out of its carrying case

Synonyms for took out

Words Related to took out

Near Antonyms for took out

Antonyms for took out

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 for took out

Words Related to took out

Phrases Synonymous with took out

Near Antonyms for took out

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About took out

Thesaurus Entries Near took out

took one's time

took out

took over

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Took out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/took%20out. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!