take

take
verb
1)

she took his hand

Syn:
grasp, get hold of, grip, clasp, clutch, grab
2)

he took an envelope from his pocket

Syn:
remove, pull, draw, withdraw, extract, fish
3)

a passage taken from my book

Syn:
extract, quote, cite, excerpt, derive, abstract, copy, cull
4)

many prisoners were taken

Syn:
capture, seize, catch, arrest, apprehend, take into custody, carry off, abduct
5)

someone's taken my car

Syn:
steal, remove, appropriate, make off with, pilfer, purloin; informal filch, swipe, snaffle; Brit.; informal pinch, nick
6)

take four from the total

Syn:
subtract, deduct, remove, discount; informal knock off, minus
7)

all the seats had been taken

Syn:
occupy, use, utilize, fill, hold, reserve, engage; informal bag
8)

he took notes

Syn:
write, note (down), jot (down), scribble, scrawl, record, register, document, minute
9)

I took it back to London

Syn:
bring, carry, bear, transport, convey, move, transfer, shift, ferry; informal cart, tote
10)

the priest took her home

Syn:
escort, accompany, help, assist, show, lead, guide, see, usher, convey
11)

he took the train

Syn:
travel on/by, journey on, go via, use
12)

I can't take much more

Syn:
endure, bear, tolerate, stand, put up with, abide, stomach, accept, allow, countenance, support, shoulder; formal brook
Ant:
give, free, add
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  • Take — Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • take — [tāk] vt. took, taken, taking [ME taken < OE tacan < ON taka < ? IE base * dēg , to lay hold of] I to get possession of by force or skill; seize, grasp, catch, capture, win, etc. 1. to get by conquering; capture; seize 2. to trap, snare …   English World dictionary

  • take — ► VERB (past took; past part. taken) 1) lay hold of with one s hands; reach for and hold. 2) occupy (a place or position). 3) capture or gain possession of by force. 4) carry or bring with one; convey. 5) remove from a place. 6) …   English terms dictionary

  • take — [n] profit booty*, catch, catching, cut, gate, haul*, holding, part, proceeds, receipts, return, returns, revenue, share, takings, yield; concept 344 Ant. debt, loss take [v1] get; help oneself to abduct, accept, acquire, arrest, attain, capture …   New thesaurus

  • Take — Take, v. i. 1. To take hold; to fix upon anything; to have the natural or intended effect; to accomplish a purpose; as, he was inoculated, but the virus did not take. Shak. [1913 Webster] When flame taketh and openeth, it giveth a noise. Bacon.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • take — vb took, tak·en, tak·ing vt 1 a: to obtain control, custody, or possession of often by assertive or intentional means b: to seize or interfere with the use of (property) by governmental authority; specif: to acquire title to for public use by… …   Law dictionary

  • Take On Me — ist ein Lied und Nummer Eins Hit der norwegischen Popband a ha, welches von ihrem ersten Album Hunting High and Low aus dem Jahr 1985 stammt. Aufgenommen wurde der Titel bereits 1984, jedoch schaffte er es erst mit dem dritten Anlauf zum Nummer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Take on me — ist ein Lied und Nummer Eins Hit der norwegischen Popband a ha, welches von ihrem ersten Album Hunting High and Low aus dem Jahr 1985 stammt. Aufgenommen wurde der Titel bereits 1984, jedoch schaffte er es erst mit dem dritten Anlauf zum Nummer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Take on Me — «Take on Me» Sencillo de a ha del álbum Hunting High and Low Publicación 5 de abril de 1985; 16 de septiembre de 1985 Formato 7 , 12 Grabación 1984 1985 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Take — (engl. „nehmen, Aufnahme“) steht für: Take bzw. Einstellung (Film), eine ungeschnittene, zumeist kurze Filmaufnahme Take (Musik), die schrittweise Aufnahme von akustischen Signalen Take 2 Interactive, der Hersteller von Computer und Videospielen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Take 2 — Take Two Interactive Software Inc. Unternehmensform Aktiengesellschaft ISIN …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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