take out (3)
Meaning: to obtain something like a loan, an insurance policy, a patent, etc.Synonym: obtain
- take out sth If you're going overseas, it's a good idea to take out travel insurance in case you get robbed or have an accident or whatever.
- take sth out Have you ever taken a patent out on one of your inventions?
Nouns often used as objects with take out (3): loan, mortgage, injunction, insurance, patent, copyright, summons
They didn't have enough money to buy their house, so they had to take out
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Contributor: Matt Errey