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  1. To move or direct the course; to betake one's self; to please; to gain reception; to have the intended or natural effect. To take after, to learn to follow. To take in with, to resort to. To take for, to mistake. To take on, to be violently affected. To take to, to be fond of; to resort to. To take up with, to be contented to receive. To take with, to please. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To make a picture, photograph, or the like, of; as, to take a group or a scene. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To give or deliver (a blow to); to strike; hit; as, he took me in the face; he took me a blow on the head. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To gain or secure the interest or affection of; to captivate; to engage; to interest; to charm. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To make selection of; to choose; also, to turn to; to have recourse to; as, to take the road to the right. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To employ; to use; to occupy; hence, to demand; to require; as, it takes so much cloth to make a coat. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To form a likeness of; to copy; to delineate; to picture; as, to take picture of a person. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To draw; to deduce; to derive. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To lead; to conduct; as, to take a child to church. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To carry; to convey; to deliver to another; to hand over; as, he took the book to the bindery. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. In a somewhat passive sense, to receive; to bear; to endure; to acknowledge; to accept. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To accept, as something offered; to receive; not to refuse or reject; to admit. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To receive as something to be eaten or dronk; to partake of; to swallow; as, to take food or wine. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Not to refuse or balk at; to undertake readily; to clear; as, to take a hedge or fence. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. To bear without ill humor or resentment; to submit to; to tolerate; to endure; as, to take a joke; he will take an affront from no man. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. To remove; to withdraw; to deduct; - with from; as, to take the breath from one; to take two from four. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. To accept the word or offer of; to receive and accept; to bear; to submit to; to enter into agreement with; - used in general senses; as, to take a form or shape. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. To lay or seize hold of; obtain; receive into one's hold or possession; as, to take six yards of silk; capture; engage or interest; as, to take the eye; choose; employ; assume; as, to take another name; quote; as, to take a passage from a play; subtract; transport; require or demand; as, it takes time to learn to swim; to contract by infection; to regard or look upon; as, to take a man for a detective; to observe; to gather; as, I took this meaning from what he said; to experience; as, he took much comfort in his home; to make or perform, as a journey; to resort to; as, she has taken up music; to find out; as, to take his measure; to accept; to receive into the body, as medicine; to make a photograph of. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  20. To lay hold of: to get into one's possession: to catch: to capture: to captivate: to receive: to choose: to use: to allow: to understand: to agree to: to become affected with. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. To receive; seize; capture; catch; choose; use; conduct; convey. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  22. To gain possession of; seize; secure; carry off; convey; abstract; deduct; employ; contract, as a disease. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. To admit of being pictured, as in a photograph; as, his face does not take well. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. To have recourse; as, the man has taken to drink; colloquially, prove attractive; have the intended effect; as, the inoculation took. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  27. To catch: to have the intended effect: to gain reception, to please: to move or direct the course of: to have recourse to:-pa.t. took; pa.p. taken. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  28. To have effect; gain reception; please. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  29. make use of or accept for some purpose; "take a risk"; "take an opportunity" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  30. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  31. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  32. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  33. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  34. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  35. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  36. consider, as of an example; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  37. be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; "He got AIDS"; "She came down with pneumonia"; "She took a chill" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  38. assume, as of positions or roles; "She took the job as director of development" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  39. get into one's hands, take physically; "Take a cookie!"; "Can you take this bag, please" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  40. have sex with; archaic use; "He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  41. be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  42. as of time or space; "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  43. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  44. 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!" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  45. accept or undergo, often unwillingly; "We took a pay cut" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  46. be seized or affected in a specified way; "take sick"; "be taken drunk" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  47. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  48. To have effect; incline or resort to; please. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  49. To get hold or gain possession of; to receive what is offered; to lay hold of; to receive; to catch; to seize; to make prisoner; to captivate; to entrap; to understand; to employ; to agree to; to swallow; to choose; to endure; to assume; to allow; to rent or hire; to copy. To take away, to deprive of, to take care, to be solicitous for; to be cautious. To take care of, to have the charge of. To take a course, to resort to. To take down, to bring lower; to pull down; to write. To take from, to deprive of; to subtract; to detract. To take heed, to be careful. To take hold, to fix on. To take in, to in-close; to comprise; to furl; to cheat or deceive; to admit. To lake in hand, to undertake. To take notice, to observe; to make remark upon. To take oath, to swear with solemnity. To take off, to remove; to cut off; to destroy; to withdraw; to swallow; to copy; to imitate; to mimic. To take out, to remove. To take part, to share; to side. To take place, to come to pass. To take root, to live and grow, as a plant. To take up, to raise; to buy or borrow; to engross; to occupy; to arrest; to adopt; to collect. To take up arms, to begin war. To take the field, to encamp. To take upon, to assume. To take to heart, to be sensibly affected by. To take advantage of, to catch by surprise. To take leave, to bid adien. To take breath, to rest. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  50. To obtain in almost any manner; to receive; to receive in any disposition of mind; to suppose; to receive in thought; to lay hold of; to seize; to entrap; to swallow; to understand in a particular sense or manner; to delight; to engage; to use or employ; to procure; to turn to; to choose; to go into, as to take the water; to pursue or follow, as a course; to copy or paint; to change with respect of place, as he took out his hand; to hire or rent, as a house; to enter upon, as a campaign; to please; to catch; to be fixed. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  51. Taking. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  52. the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  53. take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  54. obtain by winning; "Winner takes all"; "He took first prize" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  55. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  56. proceed along in a vehicle; "We drive the turnpike to work" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  57. head into a specified direction; "The escaped convict took to the hills"; "We made for the mountains" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  58. experience or feel or submit to; "Take a test"; "Take the plunge" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  59. to get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort; "take shelter from the storm" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  60. take into one's possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I'll take three salmon steaks" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  61. take by force; "Hitler took the Baltic Republics"; "The army took the fort on the hill" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  62. buy, select; "I'll take a pound of that sausage" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  63. develop a habit; "He took to visiting bars" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  64. carry out; "take action"; "take steps"; "take vengeance" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  65. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  66. To assume; to adopt; to acquire, as shape; to permit to one's self; to indulge or engage in; to yield to; to have or feel; to enjoy or experience, as rest, revenge, delight, shame; to form and adopt, as a resolution; -- used in general senses, limited by a following complement, in many idiomatic phrases; as, to take a resolution; I take the liberty to say. Webster Dictionary DB
  67. That which is taken; especially, the quantity of fish captured at one haul or catch. Webster Dictionary DB
  68. The quantity or copy given to a compositor at one time. Webster Dictionary DB
  69. The amount or quantity received or caught, especially fish. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  70. Taker. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  71. The act of taking, or that which is taken. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  72. Amount received or caught. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  73. The quantity of fish captured at one haul or catch; a quantity, as of copy, by a compositor. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  74. Took. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  75. Taken. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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