American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A concession, as in a lower level of health benefits, made by a labor union to a company in negotiating a new contract.
- n. Sports The act or an instance of taking away the ball or puck from the team on the offensive, as by recovery of a fumbled football or by interception of a passed puck.
- adj. Chiefly British Takeout.
- adj. chiefly UK, of food To be eaten off the premises.
- n. chiefly UK A restaurant that sells food to be eaten elsewhere.
- n. chiefly UK A meal bought to be eaten elsewhere.
- n. golf The preliminary part of a golfer′s swing when the club is brought back away from the ball.
- n. US A concession made by a labor union in the course of negotiations.
- n. An idea from a talk, presentation, etc., that the listener or reader should remember and consider.
- n. the act of taking the ball or puck away from the team on the offense (as by the interception of a pass)
- n. prepared food that is intended to be eaten off of the premises
- n. a concession made by a labor union to a company that is trying to lower its expenditures
- From take + away. (Wiktionary)
“The main takeaway is damn, dude, you really should wear those things when the media is allowed inside.”
“But other than our love of adventure, the survey's main takeaway is that while Americans are getting smarter about safe sex they are still not thinking about protection as much as we should.”
“I think you're right about the circular nature of the discussion ... that was (sadly) my main takeaway from the first round of Shawn Elliot's Symposium, which I think is still a cool idea, and in a way it's kind of nice to see a discussion that is messy when internet entropy makes so much else so miniaturized ...”
“My main takeaway is that the source of the data or rather, controlling the source of the data becomes less and less important – what we now haveto contend with are dynamic displays that source their data from across the web.”
“I think the takeaway is their greed for more no-bid freebees is more powerful than their desire to keep this lawsuit out of the courts.”
“The other dark-humor takeaway is that texting provides a means to preserve your final words.”
“The simple takeaway is that, for all of the drama of Loscocco-gate, President Obama's visit, and the rest of it, we see a remarkably unchanged race.”
“As we wrote at the time: The takeaway from the ad is unmistakable: Ron Johnson is different.”
“The third takeaway is really just a confirmation of something that has longed bothered me, which is that every time a large company passes a new cost on to a customer, I wonder what internal inefficiencies they're letting slide at the same time.”
“That's the main takeaway from April data released today by Nielsen Online.”
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