Definition of "take" [take]

  • (verb-transitive) To get into one's possession by force, skill, or artifice, especially:
  • (verb-transitive) To capture physically; seize: take an enemy fortress.
  • (verb-transitive) To seize with authority; confiscate.
  • (verb-transitive) To kill, snare, or trap (fish or game, for example).
  • (verb-transitive) Sports & Games To acquire in a game or competition; win: took the crown in horseracing.
  • (verb) to gain possession of (something) by force or effort
  • (verb) to appropriate or steal
  • (verb) to receive or accept into a relationship with oneself
  • (verb) to pay for or buy
  • (verb) to rent or lease
  • (verb) to receive or obtain by regular payment
  • (verb) to obtain by competing for; win
  • (verb) to obtain or derive from a source
  • (verb) to assume the obligations of
  • (verb) to endure, esp with fortitude
  • (verb) to adopt as a symbol of duty, obligation, etc
  • (verb) to receive or react to in a specified way
  • (verb) to adopt as one's own
  • (verb) to receive and make use of
  • (verb) to receive into the body, as by eating, inhaling, etc
  • (verb) to eat, drink, etc, esp habitually
  • (verb) to have or be engaged in for one's benefit or use
  • (verb) to work at or study
  • (verb) to make, do, or perform (an action)
  • (verb) to make use of
  • (verb) to put into effect; adopt
  • (verb) to make a photograph of or admit of being photographed
  • (verb) to act or perform
  • (verb) to write down or copy
  • (verb) to experience or feel
  • (verb) to consider, believe, or regard
  • (verb) to consider or accept as valid
  • (verb) to hold or maintain in the mind
  • (verb) to deal or contend with
  • (verb) to use as a particular case
  • (verb) to diminish or detract
  • (verb) to confront successfully
  • (verb) to have or produce the intended effect; succeed
  • (verb) (of seeds, plants, etc) to start growing successfully
  • (verb) to aim or direct
  • (verb) to deal a blow to in a specified place
  • (verb) to have sexual intercourse with
  • (verb) to carry off or remove from a place
  • (verb) to carry along or have in one's possession
  • (verb) to convey or transport
  • (verb) to use as a means of transport
  • (verb) to conduct or lead
  • (verb) to escort or accompany
  • (verb) to bring or deliver to a state, position, etc
  • (verb) to go to look for; seek
  • (verb) to ascertain or determine by measuring, computing, etc
  • (verb) (of a mechanism) to catch or engage (a part)
  • (verb) to put an end to; destroy
  • (verb) to come upon unexpectedly; discover
  • (verb) to contract
  • (verb) to affect or attack
  • (verb) to become suddenly or be rendered (ill)
  • (verb) to absorb or become absorbed by something
  • (verb) to charm or captivate
  • (verb) to be or become popular; win favour
  • (verb) to require or need
  • (verb) to subtract or deduct
  • (verb) to hold or contain
  • (verb) to quote or copy
  • (verb) to proceed to occupy
  • (verb) to use or employ
  • (verb) to win or capture (a trick, counter, piece, etc)
  • (verb) to catch as prey or catch prey
  • (verb) to cheat, deceive, or victimize
  • (noun) the act of taking
  • (noun) the number of quarry killed or captured on one occasion
  • (noun) the amount of anything taken, esp money
  • (noun) one of a series of recordings from which the best will be selected for release
  • (noun) the process of taking one such recording
  • (noun) a scene or part of a scene photographed without interruption
  • (noun) any objective indication of a successful vaccination, such as a local skin reaction
  • (noun) a successful skin graft
  • (noun) a part of an article, story, etc, given to a compositor or keyboard operator for setting in type
  • (noun) a try or attempt
  • (noun) a version or interpretation

Use "take" in a sentence

  • "The failure of the US to take seriously what’s going on in Darfur is another face of racism – let those folks “take care of their own."
  • "Many of them applied to me my parents threaten to take my PC out of my room..take the Internet Modem etc..lol..yeah I love WoW and its Bloody addictive, But yeah still have a social life."
  • "On finding he has fairly grinned himself into your good graces, he formally prepares to take leave, endeavouring at the same time to _take_ likewise what you are probably less willing to part withal -- namely, a portion of your cash."

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