Noun. Any new piece of information gleaned from a lecture, interview, or other media presentation, etc. that can be of exponential value when acted upon or put to use.
Among the general fund of knowledge provided in this financial seminar, there were actually several takeaways that could give our company great marketing edge.
take-out food from a restaurant.
let's order some chinese takeaway.
What you can take from a situation or a presentation, in terms of understandings, insights etc
From the profit graph I can take away the fact that the RIF (reduction in force) was brilliant!
Used to refer to a person who is picked up at a party or other social gathering purely for sex.
John:Did you hear? Becky was a take away at last night's party.
Kevin:Oh please. She's a take away at every party.
Mike:So are you going to the concert tonight?
Peter:Hell yeah! I'm hoping to bag a take away too.
Another way of saying take-out.
Guy: "Im kinda hungry, wanna get some take away?"
Girl: "Sure, How bout Chinese?"
(v.) An action describing a romantically interested person that decides to stop talking too or seemingly ignore the other person in an attempt to stimulate some sort of positive emotional response.
The Ignored: "I don't know man, i just can't stop thinking about her."
Friend: "Dude, you didn't care about her at all a couple days ago."
The Ignored: "I know man, but she pulled the take-away on me."
An item taken from a person's home, car, or any other personal space to be later used as an excuse to see said aforementioned person.
Girl 1 "Dude why are you wearing Kevin's hat?"
Girl 2 "I stole it because I want to see him again later. It's my take-away. Duh."