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take

Overview of noun take


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1. return, issue, take, takings, proceeds, yield, payoff -- (the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property; "the average return was about 5%")

2. take -- (the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption)


Overview of verb take

1. take -- (carry out; "take action"; "take steps"; "take vengeance")

2. take, occupy, use up -- (require (time or space); "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time")

3. lead, take, direct, conduct, guide -- (take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace")

4. take, get hold of -- (get into one's hands, take physically; "Take a cookie!"; "Can you take this bag, please")

5. assume, acquire, adopt, take on, take -- (take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect; "His voice took on a sad tone"; "The story took a new turn"; "he adopted an air of superiority"; "She assumed strange manners"; "The gods assume human or animal form in these fables")

6. take, read -- (interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression; "I read this address as a satire"; "How should I take this message?"; "You can't take credit for this!")

7. bring, convey, take -- (take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other room"; "Take these letters to the boss"; "This brings me to the main point")

8. take -- (take into one's possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I'll take three salmon steaks")

9. take -- (travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route; "He takes the bus to work"; "She takes Route 1 to Newark")

10. choose, take, select, pick out -- (pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her")

11. accept, take, have -- (receive willingly something given or offered; "The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter"; "I won't have this dog in my house!"; "Please accept my present")

12. fill, take, occupy -- (assume, as of positions or roles; "She took the job as director of development"; "he occupies the position of manager"; "the young prince will soon occupy the throne")

13. consider, take, deal, look at -- (take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case")

14. necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand -- (require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent")

15. take -- (experience or feel or submit to; "Take a test"; "Take the plunge")

16. film, shoot, take -- (make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie")

17. remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

18. consume, ingest, take in, take, have -- (serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee")

19. take, submit -- (accept or undergo, often unwillingly; "We took a pay cut")

20. take, accept -- (make use of or accept for some purpose; "take a risk"; "take an opportunity")

21. take -- (take by force; "Hitler took the Baltic Republics"; "The army took the fort on the hill")

22. assume, take, strike, take up -- (occupy or take on; "He assumes the lotus position"; "She took her seat on the stage"; "We took our seats in the orchestra"; "She took up her position behind the tree"; "strike a pose")

23. accept, admit, take, take on -- (admit into a group or community; "accept students for graduate study"; "We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member")

24. take -- (ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial; "take a pulse"; "A reading was taken of the earth's tremors")

25. learn, study, read, take -- (be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam")

26. claim, take, exact -- (take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs; "the accident claimed three lives"; "The hard work took its toll on her")

27. take, make -- (head into a specified direction; "The escaped convict took to the hills"; "We made for the mountains")

28. aim, take, train, take aim, direct -- (point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards; "Please don't aim at your little brother!"; "He trained his gun on the burglar"; "Don't train your camera on the women"; "Take a swipe at one's opponent")

29. take -- (be seized or affected in a specified way; "take sick"; "be taken drunk")

30. carry, pack, take -- (have with oneself; have on one's person; "She always takes an umbrella"; "I always carry money"; "She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains")

31. lease, rent, hire, charter, engage, take -- (engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?")

32. subscribe, subscribe to, take -- (receive or obtain regularly; "We take the Times every day")

33. take -- (buy, select; "I'll take a pound of that sausage")

34. take -- (to get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort; "take shelter from the storm")

35. take, have -- (have sex with; archaic use; "He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable")

36. claim, take -- (lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea")

37. accept, take -- (be designed to hold or take; "This surface will not take the dye")

38. contain, take, hold -- (be capable of holding or containing; "This box won't take all the items"; "The flask holds one gallon")

39. take -- (develop a habit; "He took to visiting bars")

40. drive, take -- (proceed along in a vehicle; "We drive the turnpike to work")

41. take -- (obtain by winning; "Winner takes all"; "He took first prize")

42. contract, take, get -- (be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; "He got AIDS"; "She came down with pneumonia"; "She took a chill")



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