HyperDic: take_away

English > 7 senses of the expression take away:
VERBcontacttake away, bear off, bear away, carry away, carry offremove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state
changetake away, remove, take, withdrawremove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
changetake away, take outtake out or remove
possessiontake awaytake from a person or place
consumptiontake away, take outbuy and consume food from a restaurant or establishment that sells prepared food
changetake away, removeget rid of something abstract
changetake away, detracttake away a part from
English > take away: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningRemove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport / transport / transport into a new location or state / state.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsbear off, bear away, carry away, carry off
Entailsleave, go forth, go awaygo away from a place
Narrowerspirit awaycarry away rapidly and secretly, as if mysteriously
spirit away, spirit offcarry off mysteriously
whisk off, whisk awaytake away quickly and suddenly
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
See alsotakeget into one's hands, take physically
Oppositebring, get, convey, fetchgo or come after and bring or take back
Spanishllevarse
English > take away: 7 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
ModelThey want to take away the doors
Synonymsremove, take, withdraw
Entailed bydig, dig outcreate by digging
dustRemove the dust from
NarrowerablateRemove an organ or bodily structure
amputate, cut offRemove surgically
aspirate, draw out, suck outRemove as if by suction
bailRemove (water) from a vessel with a container
bail out, bale outRemove (water) from a boat by dipping and throwing over the side
bone, deboneRemove the bones from
brushRemove with or as if with a brush
bur, burrRemove the burrs from
burlRemove the burls from cloth
carve outRemove from a larger whole
chip away, chip away atRemove or withdraw gradually
circumcisecut the foreskin off male babies or teenage boys
clean, pickRemove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits
cleanRemove shells or husks from
cleanRemove while making clean
clean, stripRemove all contents or possession from, or empty completely
clearRemove
clear, clear upFree (the throat) by making a rasping sound
clear off, clear awayremove from sight
condenseRemove water from
crumbRemove crumbs from
de-iodinateRemove iodine from
de-ionateRemove ions from
decalcifyRemove calcium or lime / lime from
decarbonize, decarbonise, decarburize, decarburise, decokeRemove carbon from (an engine)
decorticateRemove the cortex / cortex of (an organ)
defangRemove the fangs / fangs from
defuseRemove the triggering device from
degasRemove gas from
dehornprevent the growth of horns of certain animals
delete, cancelRemove or make invisible
delouseFree of lice
demineralize, demineraliseRemove the minerals or salts from
desorbRemove from a surface on which it is adsorbed
detoxify, detoxicateRemove poison from
dig, delve, cut into, turn overTurn up, loosen, or remove earth
dischargeRemove the charge from
disembowel, eviscerate, drawRemove the entrails of
dislodge, freeRemove or force out from a position
draw, take outtake liquid out of a container or well
draw, pull, pull out, get out, take outBring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
drawCause to flow
draw off, draw away, pull offRemove by drawing or pulling
dredgeRemove with a power shovel, usually from a bottom of a body of water
eliminateRemove (an unknown variable) from two or more equations
emptyRemove
enucleateRemove (a tumor or eye) from an enveloping sac or cover
enucleateRemove the nucleus from (a cell)
epilate, depilateRemove body hair
excavate, dig, hollowRemove the inner part or the core of
exenterateRemove the contents of (an organ)
expectorate, clear out, drive outclear out the chest and lungs
extirpatesurgically remove (an organ)
extract, pull out, pull, pull up, take out, draw out, rip out, tear outRemove, usually with some force or effort
flickRemove with a flick (of the hand)
gutRemove the guts of
harvestRemove from a culture or a living or dead body, as for the purposes of transplantation
headRemove the head of
hullRemove the hulls from
husk, shellRemove the husks from
hypophysectomize, hypophysectomiseRemove the pituitary glands
knock outDestroy or break forcefully
ladle, lade, ladenRemove with or as if with a ladle
leach, stripRemove substances from by a percolating liquid / liquid
leachCause (a liquid / liquid) to leach or percolate
liftRemove from a surface
liftRemove from a seedbed or from a nursery
liftTake off or away by decreasing
muckRemove muck, clear away muck, as in a mine
pickRemove in small bits
pit, stoneremove the pits from
pulltake away
reamRemove by making a hole or by boring
resect, evisceratesurgically remove a part of a structure or an organ
scale, descaleRemove the scales from
scalpRemove the scalp of
scavenge, cleanRemove unwanted substances from
scoop, scoop out, lift out, scoop up, take uptake out or up with or as if with a scoop
seedRemove the seeds from
shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, dropGet rid of
shellRemove from its shell or outer covering
shuckRemove the shucks from
shuckRemove from the shell
skim, skim off, cream off, creamRemove from the surface
spoonscoop up or take up with a spoon
stemRemove the stem from
stringRemove the stringy parts of
strip, dismantleTake off or remove
stripremove a constituent from a liquid
strip, undress, divest, disinvestRemove (someone's or one's own) clothes
stripRemove the surface from
stripStrip the cured leaves from
take away, take outtake out or remove
take away, bear off, bear away, carry away, carry offRemove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state
take offtake away or remove
take outRemove something from a container or an enclosed space
tear away, tear off, rip offrip off violently and forcefully
tipRemove the tip from
tusk, detuskRemove the tusks of animals
unburden, disburdenTake the burden off
undocktake (a ship) out of a dock
unhingeRemove the hinges from
unpack, take outRemove from its packing
unsaddle, offsaddleRemove the saddle from
unstringRemove the strings from
unveilRemove the cover from
wash, wash out, wash off, wash awayRemove by the application of water or other liquid / liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent
wear away, wear offdiminish, as by friction
weedClear of weeds
winnow, fanBlow away or off with a current of air
wipe off, wipe awayRemove by wiping
withdraw, draw, take out, draw offRemove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
Spanishapartar, copar, eliminar, extirpar, llevar, quitar, remover, retirar, sacar, suprimir, tomar
Catalanapartar, copar, eliminar, emportar-se, extirpar, llevar, retirar, suprimir, treure
English > take away: 7 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningtake out or remove.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymtake out
NarrowerbusRemove used dishes from the table in restaurants
cart off, cart away, haul off, haul awaytake away by means of a vehicle
cross off, cross out, strike out, strike off, markRemove from a list
erase, deletewipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information
kill, obliterate, wipe outmark for deletion, rub off, or erase
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Oppositeaddmake an addition (to)
Spanishretirar, sacar
Catalanretirar, treure
English > take away: 7 senses > verb 4, possession
MeaningTake from a person or place.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
BroadertakeTake into one's possession
English > take away: 7 senses > verb 5, consumption
Meaningbuy and consume food from a restaurant or establishment that sells prepared food.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymtake out
BroadereatEat a meal
Nounstakeawayprepared food that is intended to be eaten off of the premises
English > take away: 7 senses > verb 6, change
MeaningGet rid of something abstract.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymremove
Narrowerwash awayEliminate
Spanishalejarse, alejar, dejar, quitar
Catalanallunyar-se, deixar
English > take away: 7 senses > verb 7, change
Meaningtake away a part from; diminish.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymdetract
Broaderreduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring downcut down on
Spanishllevarse, quitar

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