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took out

verb , past tense of take out

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1 to find emotional release for
  • he took out his frustrations by splitting a cord of firewood
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2 to go on a social engagement with
  • she'd like to take the new boy out to the movies sometime
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3 to take away from a place or position
  • the airline passenger took his laptop computer out of its carrying case
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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
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