take away from - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive] informal
present tense
I/you/we/theytake away from
he/she/ittakes away from
present participletaking away from
past tensetook away from
past participletaken away from
  1. take away from something to reduce the positive effect or success of something

    A few hooligans couldn’t take away from the team’s success.

See also main entry: take