take out


take out
verb
1. cause to leave (Freq. 7)
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The teacher took the children out of the classroom

Syn: ↑move out, ↑remove
Hyponyms: ↑clear, ↑call in, ↑estrange
Cause: ↑move
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody

2. remove from its packing (Freq. 6)
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unpack the presents

Syn: ↑unpack
Ant: ↑pack (for: ↑unpack)
Hypernyms: ↑remove, ↑take, ↑take away, ↑withdraw
Hyponyms: ↑bring out, ↑get out, ↑unbox, ↑break out, ↑uncrate
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s something PP

3. take out or remove (Freq. 4)
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take out the chicken after adding the vegetables

Syn: ↑take away
Ant: ↑add (for: ↑take away)
Hypernyms: ↑remove, ↑take, ↑take away, ↑withdraw
Hyponyms:
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

4. obtain by legal or official process (Freq. 2)
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take out a license

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take out a patent

Hypernyms: ↑obtain
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

5. make a date (Freq. 1)
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Has he asked you out yet?

Syn: ↑ask out, ↑invite out
Hypernyms: ↑request, ↑bespeak, ↑call for, ↑quest
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody

6. remove something from a container or an enclosed space (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms: ↑remove, ↑take, ↑take away, ↑withdraw
Hyponyms: ↑pulp
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

7. prevent from being included or considered or accepted
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The bad results were excluded from the report

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Leave off the top piece

Syn: ↑exclude, ↑except, ↑leave out, ↑leave off, ↑omit
Ant: ↑include (for: ↑exclude)
Derivationally related forms: ↑omissible (for: ↑omit), ↑omission (for: ↑omit), ↑exception (for: ↑except), ↑exclusive (for: ↑exclude), ↑exclusion (for: ↑exclude)
Hypernyms: ↑extinguish, ↑eliminate, ↑get rid of, ↑do away with
Hyponyms: ↑elide
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s somebody

8. remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
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pull weeds

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extract a bad tooth

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take out a splinter

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extract information from the telegram

Syn: ↑extract, ↑pull out, ↑pull, ↑pull up, ↑draw out
Derivationally related forms: ↑extractible (for: ↑extract), ↑extraction (for: ↑extract), ↑extractor (for: ↑extract)
Hypernyms: ↑remove, ↑take, ↑take away, ↑withdraw
Hyponyms: ↑wring out, ↑squeeze out, ↑demodulate, ↑thread
Verb Group: ↑draw, ↑pull, ↑pull out, ↑get out
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

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Somebody ——s something PP

9. remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
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She drew $2,000 from the account

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The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank

Syn: ↑withdraw, ↑draw, ↑draw off
Ant: ↑deposit (for: ↑withdraw)
Derivationally related forms: ↑drawee (for: ↑draw), ↑drawer (for: ↑draw), ↑withdrawer (for: ↑withdraw), ↑withdrawal (for: ↑withdraw)
Hypernyms: ↑remove, ↑take, ↑take away, ↑withdraw
Hyponyms:
cheque, ↑check out, ↑dip, ↑divert, ↑hive off, ↑overdraw, ↑tap, ↑divest, ↑disinvest
Verb Group: ↑draw
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s PP

10. take liquid out of a container or well
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She drew water from the barrel

Syn: ↑draw
See Also: ↑draw out (for: ↑draw)
Derivationally related forms: ↑drawing (for: ↑draw)
Hypernyms: ↑remove, ↑take, ↑take away, ↑withdraw
Hyponyms:
milk, ↑pump, ↑siphon, ↑syphon, ↑siphon off, ↑sluice, ↑tap, ↑suck, ↑rack, ↑deglycerolize, ↑deglycerolise
Verb Group: ↑draw, ↑pull, ↑pull out, ↑get out, ↑withdraw, ↑draw off
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s something PP

11. buy and consume food from a restaurant or establishment that sells prepared food
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We'll take out pizza, since I am too tired to cook

Syn: ↑take away
Derivationally related forms: ↑takeaway (for: ↑take away), ↑takeout
Hypernyms: ↑eat
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

12. bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
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draw a weapon

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pull out a gun

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The mugger pulled a knife on his victim

Syn: ↑draw, ↑pull, ↑pull out, ↑get out
Derivationally related forms: ↑drawer (for: ↑draw)
Hypernyms: ↑remove, ↑take, ↑take away, ↑withdraw
Hyponyms: ↑unsheathe
Verb Group: ↑draw, ↑extract, ↑pull out, ↑pull, ↑pull up, ↑draw out
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s something PP

13. purchase prepared food to be eaten at home
Syn: ↑buy food
Hypernyms: ↑buy, ↑purchase
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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They take out more bread

14. take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy
Syn: ↑excerpt, ↑extract
Derivationally related forms: ↑extract (for: ↑extract), ↑excerpt (for: ↑excerpt)
Hypernyms: ↑choose, ↑take, ↑select, ↑pick out
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s something PP

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take out [phrasal verb]
1 take (something) out or take out (something)
1 a : to remove (something) from a thing, place, or person

She had her tonsils taken out when she was ten years old.

Remove the board and take out all the nails.

: to move (something) from the place that held, enclosed, or hid it

Please take out a pencil and begin the test.

Please take your homework out.

I forgot to take out the garbage [=to bring it outside] this morning.

1 b : to get (something, such as insurance, a loan, etc.) by a standard process or series of steps : to make the arrangements, payments, etc., that are required for (something)

All drivers in the state must take out insurance on their vehicles.

They had to take out a second mortgage on their home.

They took out ads in several magazines and newspapers.

1 c : to borrow or rent (something) from a store, library, etc.

She took out a couple of books from the library.

1 d : to destroy (something)

Our mission is to take out two enemy targets.

She swerved off the road and took out a telephone pole.

2 take (someone) out or take out (someone)
2 a : to go with (someone you have invited) to a restaurant, party, etc.

Can I take you out sometime?

teenagers taking each other out on dates

They took us out for/to lunch.

2 b : to cause (a person or team) to no longer be part of a competition

He took his opponent out in the first 60 seconds of the match.

Our team was taken out in the second round of competition.

3 take (something) out on (someone)
◇ If you take your anger, frustration, etc., out on someone, you treat someone badly because you feel angry, frustrated, etc.

workers who go home and take their frustration out on their families

I'm sorry you didn't get the job, but don't take it out on me. [=don't treat me badly because you are disappointed]

— see also takeout
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Main Entry:take

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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