Meaning of “take sth away” - Learner’s Dictionary

take sth away

phrasal verb with take uk us /teɪk/ verb [ T ] (past tense took, past participle taken)
REMOVE

B2 to remove something:

The waitress took our plates away.
Supermarkets are taking business away from small local shops.
NUMBER

B1 to subtract a number:

Take 3 away from 20.

(Definition of “take sth away” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)