An example of the take away is when your boss gives a 20 minute lecture but at the end says "so, basically just remember if you are late you are fired."
- takeout ()
- a restaurant, store, etc. that sells takeout food
Frequently used in the question “eat-in or takeaway?" (North American: “for here or to go?") at restaurants that offer food for both on and off premise eating.
- (chiefly UK, 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.
- (chiefly UK, Australia and New Zealand) A meal bought to be eaten elsewhere.
- I fancy an Indian takeaway tonight.
- (golf) The preliminary part of a golfer"²s swing when the club is brought back away from the ball.
- (US) A concession made by a labor union in the course of negotiations.
- An idea from a talk, presentation, etc., that the listener or reader should remember and consider.