Take - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption
- require (time or space) (syn: occupy, use up)
- take somebody somewhere (syn: conduct, direct, guide, lead)
- get into one's hands, take physically
- take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect (syn: acquire, adopt, assume, take on)
- take something or somebody with oneself somewhere (syn: bring, convey)
- take into one's possession
- travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route
- pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives (syn: choose, pick out, select)
- receive willingly something given or offered (syn: accept, have)
- assume, as of positions or roles (syn: fill, occupy)
- take into consideration for exemplifying purposes (syn: consider, deal)
- require as useful, just, or proper (syn: ask, demand, involve, necessitate, need, postulate, require)
- experience or feel or submit to
- make a film or photograph of something (syn: film, shoot)
- remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract (syn: remove, take away, withdraw)
- serve oneself to, or consume regularly (syn: consume, have, ingest, take in)
- accept or undergo, often unwillingly (syn: submit)
- make use of or accept for some purpose (syn: accept)
- take by force
- occupy or take on (syn: assume, strike, take up)
- admit into a group or community (syn: accept, admit, take on)
- ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial
- be a student of a certain subject (syn: learn, read, study)
- take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs (syn: claim, exact)
- head into a specified direction (syn: make)
- point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards (syn: aim, direct, train)
- be seized or affected in a specified way
- have with oneself; have on one's person (syn: carry, pack)
- engage for service under a term of contract (syn: charter, engage, hire, lease, rent)
- receive or obtain regularly (syn: subscribe)
- buy, select
- to get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort
- have sex with; archaic use (syn: have)
- lay claim to; as of an idea (syn: claim)
- be designed to hold or take (syn: accept)
- be capable of holding or containing (syn: contain, hold)
- develop a habit
- proceed along in a vehicle (syn: drive)
- obtain by winning
- be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness (syn: contract, get)
She took her things to her room.
It looks like rain. You had better take an umbrella with you.
This bus takes you downtown.
Her office is down that hallway. I can take you there, if you want me to.
He was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
She took us for a ride in her new car.
He's not the kind of guy you can take home to meet your parents.
She took her child to one side and scolded him.
I took the pen and signed my name.
Take the pan by the handle.
It took us 20 takes to get the scene right.
She nailed it on the first take.
He stands to earn 10 percent of the company's $1 million take on the deal.
She was expecting a bigger take.
I took her hand and kissed her.
take down — move something or somebody to a lower position
take in — provide with shelter
take off — leave
take on — take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
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present participle: taking
past tense: took
past participle: taken