Definition of take out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

take out

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

take somebodyout

 
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to go to a restaurant, theater, club, etc. with someone you have invited

take somebody/somethingout

(informal)
 
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to kill someone or destroy something They took out two enemy bombers.

    take somethingout

     
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  1. 1to remove something from inside someone's body, especially a part of it How many teeth did the dentist take out?
  2. 2to obtain an official document or service to take out an insurance policy/a mortgage/a loan to take out an ad in a newspaper
  3. 3 to buy cooked food at a restaurant and carry it away to eat, for example at home Would you like to eat your sandwich here or take it out? related noun takeout

take somethingout (against somebody)

 
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to start legal action against someone by means of an official document She took out a restraining order against her former boyfriend.

take somethingout (of something)

 
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to obtain money by removing it from your bank account
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