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take
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 26
1. Taken.
Part of Speech: noun
2. The quantity or copy given to a compositor at one time.
3. To obtain possession of by force or artifice; to get the custody or control of; to reduce into subjection to one's power or will; to capture; to seize; to make prisoner; as, to take am army, a city, or a ship; also, to come upon or befall; to fasten on; to attack; to seize; -- said of a disease, misfortune, or the like.
Part of Speech: verb
2. To please; to gain reception; to succeed.
4. To move or direct the course; to resort; to betake one's self; to proceed; to go; - usually with to; as, the fox, being hard pressed, took to the hedge.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To make a picture, photograph, or the like, of; as, to take a group or a scene.
3. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands, or otherwise; to grasp; to get into one's hold or possession; to procure; to seize and carry away; to convey.
7. To form a likeness of; to copy; to delineate; to picture; as, to take picture of a person.
9. To lead; to conduct; as, to take a child to church.
13. To receive as something to be eaten or dronk; to partake of; to swallow; as, to take food or wine.
16. To remove; to withdraw; to deduct; - with from; as, to take the breath from one; to take two from four.
Examples of usage:
  • And they did take it. - "Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective", Ellis Parker Butler.
  • Stay with you, and take care of Mr. Haye. - "Hills of the Shatemuc", Susan Warner.
  • Who did I take you for, is it? - "Cruel As The Grave", Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth.
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