Take Out

How to Conjugate Take Out

  • Infinitive: Take Out
  • Present Tense: Take Out/ Takes Out
  • -ing Form: Taking Out
  • Past Tense: Took Out
  • Past Participle: Taken Out
Take Out is a separable phrasal verb and has 4 definitions.

Definitions of Take Out:

1. To remove an object from an area, place or container.

Examples: The police ordered the man to slowly take his gun out of the his pocket.
I hate when people don’t take their clothes out of the washer or dryer as soon as their clothes are finished.

2. To withdraw money from a bank account.

Examples: Irene took out $50 from the ATM this morning for gas.
Don’t worry, Nancy’s taking $1,500 out of her account right now for your bail.

3. When someone offers to pay for another person’s dinner, movie, etc.

Examples: Let me take you out to the movies so you can unwind a bit.
Dad still takes mom out on dates every weekend like he did when they were just two teens dating in high school.

4. To kill someone.

Examples: A ninja can easily take out people without being detected.
Hey, watch it! You could take someone’s eye out with that thing!

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