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taking, present participle; takes, 3rd person singular present; took, past tense; taken, past participle;
  1. Lay hold of (something) with one's hands; reach for and hold
    • - he leaned forward to take her hand
  2. Remove (someone or something) from a particular place
    • - he took an envelope from his inside pocket
    • - the police took him away
  3. Consume as food, drink, medicine, or drugs
    • - take an aspirin and lie down
  4. Capture or gain possession of by force or military means
    • - twenty of their ships were sunk or taken
    • - the French took Ghent
  5. (in bridge, hearts, and similar card games) Win (a trick)

  6. Capture (an opposing piece or pawn)

  7. Dispossess someone of (something); steal or illicitly remove
    • - someone must have sneaked in here and taken it
  8. Cheat (someone) of something
    • - can I get taken by buying mutual funds?
  9. Subtract
    • - take two from ten
    • - add the numbers together and take away five
  10. Occupy (a place or position)
    • - we found that all the seats were taken
  11. Buy or rent (a house)

  12. Agree to buy (an item)
    • - I'll take the one on the end
  13. Gain or acquire (possession or ownership of something)
    • - he took possession of a unique Picasso ceramic piece
  14. (of a person) Already be married or in an emotional relationship

  15. Use or have ready to use
    • - take half the marzipan and roll out
  16. Use as an instance or example in support of an argument
    • - let's take Napoleon, for instance
  17. Regularly buy or subscribe to (a particular newspaper or periodical)

  18. Ascertain by measurement or observation
    • - the nurse takes my blood pressure
  19. Write down
    • - he was taking notes
  20. Make (a photograph) with a camera

  21. (esp. of illness) Suddenly strike or afflict (someone)
    • - he was taken with a seizure of some kind
  22. Have sexual intercourse with

  23. Carry or bring with one; convey
    • - he took along a portfolio of his drawings
    • - the drive takes you through some wonderful scenery
    • - I took him a letter
  24. Accompany or guide (someone) to a specified place
    • - I'll take you to your room
    • - he called to take her out for a meal
  25. Bring into a specified state
    • - the invasion took Europe to the brink of war
  26. Use as a route or a means of transportation
    • - take 95 north to Baltimore
    • - we took the night train to Scotland
  27. Accept or receive (someone or something)
    • - she was advised to take any job offered
    • - they don't take children
  28. Understand or accept as valid
    • - I take your point
  29. Acquire or assume (a position, state, or form)
    • - teaching methods will take various forms
    • - he took office in September
  30. Achieve or attain (a victory or result)
    • - John Martin took the men's title
  31. Act on (an opportunity)
    • - he took his chance to get out while the house was quiet
  32. Experience or be affected by
    • - the lad took a savage beating
  33. Tolerate, stand
    • - I can't take the humidity
  34. React to or regard (news or an event) in a specified way
    • - she took the news well
    • - everything you say, he takes it the wrong way
  35. Deal with (a physical obstacle or course) in a specified way
    • - he takes the corners with no concern for his own safety
  36. (of a batter) Allow (a pitch) to go by without attempting to hit the ball

  37. Regard or view in a specified way
    • - he somehow took it as a personal insult
    • - I fell over what I took to be a heavy branch
  38. Be attracted or charmed by
    • - Billie was very taken with him
  39. Submit to, tolerate, or endure
    • - they refused to take it any more
    • - some people found her hard to take
  40. Assume
    • - I take it that someone is coming to meet you
  41. Make, undertake, or perform (an action or task)
    • - Lucy took a deep breath
    • - he took the oath of office
  42. Be taught or examined in (a subject)
    • - some degrees require a student to take a secondary subject
  43. Obtain (an academic degree) after fulfilling the required conditions
    • - she took a degree in English
  44. Require or use up (a specified amount of time)
    • - the jury took an hour and a half to find McPherson guilty
    • - it takes me about a quarter of an hour to walk to work
  45. (of a task or situation) Need or call for (a particular person or thing)
    • - it will take an electronics expert to dismantle it
  46. Hold; accommodate
    • - an exclusive island hideaway that takes just twenty guests
  47. Wear or require (a particular size of garment or type of complementary article)
    • - he takes size 5 boots
  48. (of a plant or seed) Take root or begin to grow; germinate
    • - the fuchsia cuttings had taken and were looking good
  49. (of an added substance) Become successfully established

  50. Have or require as part of the appropriate construction
    • - verbs that take both the infinitive and the finite clause as their object
  1. A scene or sequence of sound or vision photographed or recorded continuously at one time
    • - he completed a particularly difficult scene in two takes
  2. A particular version of or approach to something
    • - his own whimsical take on life
  3. An amount of something gained or acquired from one source or in one session
    • - the take from commodity taxation
  4. The money received at a theater, arena, etc., for seats

  5. An amount of copy set up at one time or by one compositor

  1. carry out; "take action"; "take steps"; "take vengeance"
  2. return: the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"
  3. the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption
  4. require (time or space); "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time"
  5. lead: take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"
  6. get into one's hands, take physically; "Take a cookie!"; "Can you take this bag, please"
  7. A take is a single continuous recorded performance. The term is used in film and music to denote and track the stages of production.
  8. Taake is a Norwegian black metal band whose name is derived from the Norwegian word "tåke" which means fog.
  9. The Take is a Canadian documentary film released in 2004 by the wife and husband team of Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis. ...
  10. The Take is a 2008 film directed by Brad Furman and starring John Leguizamo, Tyrese Gibson, and Rosie Perez. The film, released on April 11, 2008, is a crime drama about an armored-truck driver who survives a violent hijacking and becomes obsessed with tracking down his attackers. ...
  11. The Take are a Pop Rock band from Sydney Australia. True only to their passion for playing infectious pop music The Take are a band not to be classified or pigeonholed delivering an original blend of pop rock driven by keyboards and huge vocal performances. ...
  12. The Take is a 4 episode drama TV series on Sky 1 based upon the Martina Cole novel. Shooting for the show took place in Dublin.
  13. An act of taking; Something that is taken; A (1) profit, (2) reward, (3) bribe, illegal payoff or unethical kickback; An interpretation or view; An attempt to record a scene; A catch; A facial gesture in response to an event; A catch of the ball, especially by the wicket-keeper; To grasp ...
  14. (taken) Infatuated; fond of or attracted to; In a relationship
  15. (took) Simple past of take
  16. (Taken) The deal has been proposed and agreed at the offered price quoted.
  17. (Takes) A "take" is a piece of copy set by the compositor.
  18. (Takes) A separate file of recorded audio. Each take is identified by a separate file name and a slate.
  19. A single continuous recorded performance of a scene. A director typically orders takes to continue until he or she is satisfied that all of his or her requirements for the scene have been made, be they technical or artistic. ...
  20. (1) To agree to buy. A dealer or customer who agrees to buy at another dealer's offered price is said to take the offer. (2) Euro bankers speak of taking deposits rather than buying money.
  21. Continuing to play after having been doubled.
  22. 1) opinion, belief. 2) specific entry in the TalkZone.
  23. Money deducted from each pari-mutuel pool for track revenue and taxes.
  24. a filmed version of a particular shot. Takes are generally numbered take one, take two, etc.
  25. Each attempt a record company made at recording a selection was a "take." When one artist or ensemble recorded the same selection multiple times, possibly over a span of many years or even decades, all these recordings were identified by the same master, or matrix, number but were assigned ...