Definition of "take-home" []

  • The remainder of one's pay after all income tax and other compulsory deductions have been made (noun)
  • Anything that one is given to bring home from an institutional setting. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Take-home pay. (noun)
  • An examination or assignment to be completed outside the classroom. (noun)
  • A supply of methadone that someone under treatment is allowed to take home instead of coming in to a treatment center everyday. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "take-home" in a sentence
  • "All he knew was that her bonus alone was triple his annual take-home pay, which allowed him to continue making furniture."
  • "They will experience the equivalent of a 7.7% cut in take-home pay due to a provision requiring them to pay for pensions and pay more for health care, according to Steven Deller, an economist at the University of Wisconsin at Madison."
  • "The transformation can be achieved only by collective action, he says, of the sort that was revealed in the 2008 presidential election campaign—a "take-home lesson" in the possibilities of volunteer participation."