Definition of take-home in English:

take-home

adjective

US
  • 1Designating the remainder of a person's earnings after the deduction of tax, insurance, etc. Chiefly in "take-home pay".

  • 2Designed or intended to be taken away for use or consumption at home; relating to such use or consumption.

  • 3North American Education. Designating an examination or test which is intended to be completed without supervision outside of class time.

  • 4Designating a key fact, point, or idea to be remembered, typically one emerging from a discussion or meeting.

noun

US
  • 1Take-home pay.

  • 2Something designed or intended to be taken away for use, consumption, or enjoyment at home.

  • 3North American Education. A take-home examination or test.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in The New York Times. From take + home.

Pronunciation

take-home

/ˈteɪkhəʊm/