take

phonetic symbol: / téɪk / 

take - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

[ noun ]
■ the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
issue , payoff , proceeds , return , takings , yield

[ verb ]
■ be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness
contract , get

[ verb ]
■ remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
e.g.)
・take the gun from your pocket
remove , take away , withdraw

[ verb ]
■ ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial
e.g.)
・take a pulse
・A reading was taken of the earth's tremors

[ verb ]
■ take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
acquire , adopt , assume , take on

[ verb ]
■ be seized or affected in a specified way
e.g.)
・take sick
・be taken drunk

[ verb ]
■ be a student of a certain subject
learn , read , study

[ verb ]
■ interpret something in a certain way
■ convey a particular meaning or impression
e.g.)
・How should I take this message?
・You can't take credit for this!
read

[ verb ]
■ accept or undergo, often unwillingly
submit

[ verb ]
■ pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
e.g.)
・Take any one of these cards
choose , pick out , select

[ verb ]
■ take into consideration for exemplifying purposes
e.g.)
・Take the case of China
consider , deal , look at

[ verb ]
■ take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
claim , exact

[ verb ]
■ lay claim to
■ as of an idea
claim

[ verb ]
■ make a film or photograph of something
e.g.)
・take a scene
film , shoot

[ verb ]
■ obtain by winning
e.g.)
・Winner takes all

[ verb ]
■ point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
e.g.)
・Take a swipe at one's opponent
aim , direct , take aim , train

[ verb ]
■ serve oneself to, or consume regularly
e.g.)
・I don't take sugar in my coffee
consume , have , ingest , take in

[ verb ]
■ get into one's hands, take physically
e.g.)
・Take a cookie!
・Can you take this bag, please
get hold of

[ verb ]
■ have sex with
■ archaic use
e.g.)
・He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable
have

[ verb ]
■ travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route
e.g.)
・He takes the bus to work
・She takes Route 1 to Newark

[ verb ]
■ proceed along in a vehicle
drive

[ verb ]
■ occupy or take on
assume , strike , take up

[ verb ]
■ take somebody somewhere
e.g.)
・can you take me to the main entrance?
conduct , direct , guide , lead

[ verb ]
■ head into a specified direction
make

[ verb ]
■ take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
e.g.)
・Take these letters to the boss
bring , convey

[ verb ]
■ experience or feel or submit to
e.g.)
・Take a test
・Take the plunge

[ verb ]
■ to get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort
e.g.)
・take shelter from the storm

[ verb ]
■ take into one's possession
e.g.)
・I'll take three salmon steaks

[ verb ]
■ take by force

[ verb ]
■ buy, select
e.g.)
・I'll take a pound of that sausage

[ verb ]
■ engage for service under a term of contract
e.g.)
・Shall we take a guide in Rome?
charter , engage , hire , lease , rent

[ verb ]
■ receive or obtain regularly
e.g.)
・We take the Times every day
subscribe , subscribe to

[ verb ]
■ make use of or accept for some purpose
e.g.)
・take a risk
・take an opportunity
accept

[ verb ]
■ receive willingly something given or offered
accept , have

[ verb ]
■ admit into a group or community
accept , admit , take on

[ verb ]
■ require (time or space)
occupy , use up

[ verb ]
■ assume, as of positions or roles
fill , occupy

[ verb ]
■ develop a habit

[ verb ]
■ carry out
e.g.)
・take action
・take steps
・take vengeance

[ verb ]
■ require as useful, just, or proper
e.g.)
・It takes nerve to do what she did
ask , call for , demand , involve , necessitate , need , postulate , require

[ verb ]
■ be capable of holding or containing
e.g.)
・This box won't take all the items
contain , hold

[ verb ]
■ have with oneself
■ have on one's person
e.g.)
・She always takes an umbrella
carry , pack

[ verb ]
■ be designed to hold or take
e.g.)
・This surface will not take the dye
accept

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