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1.
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.
by GoldieLucks August 06, 2009
 
2.
take-out food from a restaurant.
let's order some chinese takeaway.
by UnlikeJason November 04, 2007
 
3.
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!
by Doron123 June 01, 2005
 
4.
Another way of saying take-out.
Guy: "Im kinda hungry, wanna get some take away?"

Girl: "Sure, How bout Chinese?"
by Nemooooooo November 11, 2008
 
5.
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.
by crapulousity March 02, 2009
 
6.
takeaways, also known as takeouts, fast food ect.
parent: what would you like for dinner tonight kids?
kid: can we get takeaways?
by blyth May 23, 2007
 
7.
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."
by Ender_187 February 09, 2013