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


  • (chiefly Britain, Australia and New Zealand) A meal bought to be eaten elsewhere.

    "I fancy an Indian takeaway tonight."

  • (frequently plural) An idea from a talk, presentation, etc., that the listener or reader should remember and consider.
  • (chiefly Britain, Australia and New Zealand) A restaurant that sells food to be eaten elsewhere.

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

  • (US) A concession made by a labor union in the course of negotiations.
  • (golf) The preliminary part of a golfer′s swing when the club is brought back away from the ball.

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