(noun, adjective)


1. (chiefly Britain, Australia and New Zealand, of food) To be eaten off the premises.


1. prepared food that is intended to be eaten off of the premises

- in England they call takeout food `takeaway'

Similar word(s): takeout

Definition categories: food

2. a concession made by a labor union to a company that is trying to lower its expenditures

Definition categories: communication, concession

3. the act of taking the ball or puck away from the team on the offense (as by the interception of a pass)

Definition categories: act, maneuver, manoeuvre, play

Sentences with takeaway as a noun:

- If you're hungry, there's a takeaway just around the corner.

- I fancy an Indian takeaway tonight.