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English verb: take out

1. take out (social) cause to leave


SamplesThe teacher took the children out of the classroom.


Synonymsmove out, remove


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Narrower (hyponym)call in, clear, estrange


Causemove

2. take out (contact) remove from its packing


SamplesUnpack the presents.


Synonymsunpack


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Narrower (hyponym)break out, bring out, get out, unbox, uncrate


Antonymspack

3. take out (change) take out or remove


SamplesTake out the chicken after adding the vegetables.


Synonymstake away


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Narrower (hyponym)bus, cart away, cart off, cross off, cross out, delete, erase, haul away, haul off, kill, mark, obliterate, strike off, strike out, wipe out


Antonymsadd

4. take out (possession) obtain by legal or official process


SamplesTake out a license.
Take out a patent.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)obtain

5. take out (social) make a date


SamplesHas he asked you out yet?.


Synonymsask out, invite out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)bespeak, call for, quest, request

6. take out (contact) remove something from a container or an enclosed space


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Narrower (hyponym)pulp

7. take out (possession) purchase prepared food to be eaten at home


ExamplesThey take out more bread


Synonymsbuy food


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)buy, purchase

8. take out (possession) remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)


SamplesShe drew $2,000 from the account.
The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank.


Synonymsdraw, draw off, withdraw


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Narrower (hyponym)check out, cheque, dip, disinvest, divert, divest, hive off, overdraw, tap


Verb groupdraw, take out


Antonymsdeposit, bank

9. take out (motion) bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover


SamplesDraw a weapon.
Pull out a gun.
The mugger pulled a knife on his victim.


Synonymsdraw, get out, pull, pull out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Narrower (hyponym)unsheathe


Verb groupdraw, draw out, extract, pull, pull, pull out, pull up, take out, take out

10. take out (motion) take liquid out of a container or well


SamplesShe drew water from the barrel.


Synonymsdraw


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Narrower (hyponym)deglycerolise, deglycerolize, milk, pump, rack, siphon, siphon off, sluice, suck, syphon, tap


Verb groupdraw, draw, draw, draw off, get out, pull, pull out, take out, take out, withdraw

11. take out (contact) remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense


SamplesPull weeds.
Extract a bad tooth.
Take out a splinter.
Extract information from the telegram.


Synonymsdraw out, extract, pull, pull out, pull up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Narrower (hyponym)demodulate, squeeze out, thread, wring out


Verb groupdraw, get out, pull, pull out, take out

12. take out (consumption) buy and consume food from a restaurant or establishment that sells prepared food


SamplesWe'll take out pizza, since I am too tired to cook.


Synonymstake away


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)eat

13. take out (cognition) take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy


Synonymsexcerpt, extract


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)choose, pick out, select, take

14. take out (cognition) prevent from being included or considered or accepted


SamplesThe bad results were excluded from the report.
Leave off the top piece.


Synonymsexcept, exclude, leave off, leave out, omit


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)do away with, eliminate, extinguish, get rid of


Narrower (hyponym)elide


Antonymsinclude









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