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take out

n. (alternative spelling of takeout English) vb. 1 To remove. 2 To escort someone on a date. 3 (lb en idiomatic) To immobilize with force. 4 (lb en slang idiomatic) To kill or destroy. 5 (lb en transitive) To obtain by application by a legal or other official process.

take out
  1. v. cause to leave; "The teacher took the children out of the classroom" [syn: move out, remove]

  2. remove from its packing; "unpack the presents" [syn: unpack] [ant: pack]

  3. take out or remove; "take out the chicken after adding the vegetables" [syn: take away] [ant: add]

  4. obtain by legal of official process; "take our a license"; "take out a patent"

  5. make a date; "Has he asked you out yet?" [syn: ask out, invite out]

  6. remove something from a container or an enclosed space

  7. purchase prepared food to be eaten at home [syn: buy food]

  8. remove (a commodity) from (a supply source); "She drew $2,000 from the account"; "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank" [syn: withdraw, draw, draw off] [ant: deposit]

  9. bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover; "draw a weapon"; "pull out a gun"; "The mugger pulled a knife on his victim" [syn: draw, pull, pull out, get out]

  10. take liquid out of a container or well; "She drew water from the barrel" [syn: draw]

  11. draw or pull out, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense; "pull weeds"; "extract a bad tooth"; "take out a splinter"; "extract information from the telegram" [syn: extract, pull out, pull, pull up, draw out]

  12. buy and consume food from a restaurant or establishment that sells prepared food; "We'll take out pizza, since I am too tired to cook" [syn: take away]

  13. take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy [syn: excerpt, extract]

  14. prevent from being included or considered or accepted; "The bad results were excluded from the report"; "Leave off the top piece" [syn: exclude, except, leave out, leave off, omit] [ant: include]

Take Out (2007 film)

Take Out is a 2007 short thriller film by Bill Hall, with Jonathan Budine as the director, producer and editor. The short introduces Mary Ann Emerson, appearing in her first lead role, and includes veteran New York City actor Alexis Suarez. Scream queen Debbie Rochon also appears in a cameo role. "Take Out" features the cinematography of Bud Hayman and production design of Jim Welsh who also co-produced, as well as, original music composed by Ray Nissen.

Take Out (2004 film)

Take Out is a 2004 independent film depicting a day-in-the-life of an illegal Chinese immigrant working as a deliveryman for a Chinese take-out shop in New York City. The widely acclaimed film, co-written and directed by Sean Baker and Shih-Ching Tsou, has been nominated for the John Cassavetes award in the 2009 Independent Spirit Awards.

Take Out was filmed in and near upper-Manhattan, New York, in the spring of 2003. It debuted at the Slamdance Film Festival in January 2004. In June 2008 it was given a limited release through CAVU Pictures. On September 1, 2009, Kino Entertainment released Take Out in the US on a Region 1 DVD.

Take Out (disambiguation)

Take Out is food purchased at a restaurant that the purchaser intends to eat elsewhere.

Take Out or Takeout may also refer to:

  • Take Out (2004 film), independent film co-written and directed by Sean Baker and Shih-Ching Tsou
  • Take Out (2007 film), short film thriller produced by Bill Hall
  • Google Takeout, a project by the Google Data Liberation Front