something taken back or away, especially an employee benefit that is eliminated or substantially reduced by the terms of a union contract.
conclusions, impressions, or action points resulting from a meeting, discussion, roundtable, or the like: The takeaway was that we had to do a lot more work on the proposal before it could be shown to the governing board.
Chiefly British. a takeout restaurant: Let's pick something up at the Indian takeaway. food from a takeout restaurant: I get Chinese takeaway at least once a week.
Sports. (in hockey and football) the act of getting the puck or ball away from the team on the offense: The problem with most hockey statistics is they are not very consistent in how they determine takeaways and giveaways. (in golf) a backswing: I got him a video entitled “Improving the Takeaway in Your Golf Swing” for his birthday.
of or relating to what is or can be taken away: a list of takeaway proposals presented by management.