Etymology
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takeout (adj.)

also take-out, in reference to food prepared at a restaurant but not eaten there, 1941, from take (v.) + out. British equivalent is takeaway.

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Definitions of takeout
1
takeout (n.)
prepared food that is intended to be eaten off of the premises;
in England they call takeout food `takeaway'
Synonyms: takeout food / takeaway
takeout (n.)
(bridge) a bid that asks your partner to bid another suit;
2
takeout (adj.)
of or involving food to be taken and eaten off the premises;
the takeout counter
takeout pizza
Synonyms: take-away
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