- the act of taking out
- prepared food bought to be taken away and eaten at home, etc.
- designating or of prepared food sold as by a restaurant to be eaten away from the premises
- Bridge designating a double intended, not to penalize one's opponents, but to force one's partner to bid
- Intended to be eaten off the premises: takeout pizza.
- Selling or intended for the sale of food products to be consumed off the premises: a takeout counter; takeout containers.