English dictionary definition of:

take


Noun

  • the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption
  • the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property

Verb

  • be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness
  • remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
  • ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial
  • take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
  • be seized or affected in a specified way
  • be a student of a certain subject
  • interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression
  • accept or undergo, often unwillingly
  • pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
  • take into consideration for exemplifying purposes
  • take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
  • lay claim to; as of an idea
  • make a film or photograph of something
  • obtain by winning
  • point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
  • serve oneself to, or consume regularly
  • get into one's hands, take physically
  • have sex with; archaic use
  • travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route
  • proceed along in a vehicle
  • occupy or take on
  • take somebody somewhere
  • head into a specified direction
  • take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
  • experience or feel or submit to
  • to get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort
  • take into one's possession
  • take by force
  • buy, select
  • engage for service under a term of contract
  • receive or obtain regularly
  • make use of or accept for some purpose
  • receive willingly something given or offered
  • admit into a group or community
  • require (time or space)
  • assume, as of positions or roles
  • develop a habit
  • carry out
  • require as useful, just, or proper
  • be capable of holding or containing
  • have with oneself; have on one's person
  • be designed to hold or take

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Spellzone course content

View spelling list When to drop the final e and learn about the word take in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 9. Suffixes: why we need to double letters, change them, or drop 'e'.

View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 7: Section 1. Tricky words and learn about the word take in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: 2 syllable words.

Scrabble score for take


Scrabble score = 8

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