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take

 
Noun take has 2 senses
  1. return, issue, proceeds, take, takings, yield, payoff - the income arising from land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"
    --1 is a kind of income
    --1 has particulars: economic rent, rent; payback
    Derived form: verb take32
  2. take - the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption
    --2 is a kind of
    filming, cinematography, motion-picture photography
    --2 has particulars: retake
    Derived form: verb take16
Verb take has 42 senses
  1. take - carry out; "take action"; "take steps"; "take vengeance"
    --1 is one way to
    act, move
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. take, occupy, use up - as of time or space; "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time"
    --2 is one way to use, expend
    Sample sentence:
    They take a long 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"
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  4. take, get hold of - get into one's hands, take physically; "Take a cookie!"; "Can you take this bag, please"
    Derived form: noun taking1
    Sample sentence:
    The children take the ball
  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"
    --5 is one way to change
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  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!"
    --6 is one way to interpret, construe, see
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  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"
    --7 is one way to transport, carry
    Sample sentences:
    They take the food to the people
    They take the people the food
  8. take - take into one's possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I'll take three salmon steaks"
    Antonyms:
    give
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
  9. 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 postulates a patient's consent"
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  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"
    --10 is one way to decide, make up one's mind, determine
    Sample sentence:
    They take him to write the letter
  11. 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"
    --11 is one way to
    use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ
    Sample sentence:
    The men take the boat
  12. 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 is one way to get, acquire
    Derived form: noun taker1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
  13. fill, take - assume, as of positions or roles; "She took the job as director of development"
    --13 is one way to work, do work
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  14. consider, take, deal, look at - take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case"
    --14 is one way to think about
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  15. take - experience or feel or submit to; "Take a test"; "Take the plunge"
    --15 is one way to
    experience, receive, have, get, undergo
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  16. film, shoot, take - make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"
    --16 is one way to record, enter, put down
    Derived form: noun take2
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot take Sue
  17. remove, take, take away, withdraw - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, taking off, etc. 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"
    Sample sentence:
    They want to take the doors
  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"
    Sample sentence:
    They take the cake with sugar
  19. take, undergo, submit - accept or undergo, often unwillingly; "We took a pay cut"
    --19 is one way to digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up
    Derived form: noun taker2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  20. take, accept - make use of or accept for some purpose; "take a risk"; "take an opportunity"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  21. take - take by force; "Hitler took the Baltic Republics"; "The army took the fort on the hill"
    Sample sentence:
    They take 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"
    --22 is one way to move
    Sample sentence:
    The men take the horses across the field
  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"
    --23 is one way to accept, take, have
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot take Sue
  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"
    --24 is one way to
    receive, get, find, obtain, incur
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  25. learn, study, read, take - be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  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"
    --26 is one way to necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  27. take, make - head into a specified direction; "The escaped convict took to the hills"; "We made for the mountains"
    --27 is one way to head
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  28. aim, take, train, take aim, direct - aim or direct at; as of blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment; "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"
    --28 is one way to position
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  29. take - be seized or affected in a specified way; "take sick"; "be taken drunk"
    --29 is one way to
    become, go, get
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s Adjective
  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"
    --30 is one way to have, feature
    Sample sentence:
    They take more bread
  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?"
    --31 is one way to get, acquire
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
  32. subscribe, subscribe to, take - receive or obtain by regular payment; "We take the Times every day"
    --32 is one way to buy, purchase
    Derived form: noun take1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  33. take - buy, select; "I'll take a pound of that sausage"
    --33 is one way to
    buy, purchase
    Sample sentence:
    They take the newspapers
  34. take - to get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort; "take shelter from the storm"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  35. take, have - have sex with; archaic use; "He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable"
    --35 is one way to roll in the hay, love, make out, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it, bang, get it on, bonk
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  36. claim, take - lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea"
    --36 is one way to affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  37. accept, take - be designed to hold or take; "This surface will not take the dye"
    --37 is one way to be
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  38. contain, take, hold - be capable of holding or containing; "This box won't take all the items"; "The flask holds one gallon"
    --38 is one way to be
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  39. take - develop a habit; "He took to visiting bars"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  40. drive, take - proceed along in a vehicle; "We drive the turnpike to work"
    --40 is one way to traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  41. take - obtain by winning; "Winner takes all"; "He took first prize"
    --41 is one way to
    win
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  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"
    --42 is one way to sicken, come down
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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