take

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  • Info A take is a single continuous recorded performance. more...
  • It takes care of everything that is in existence and in our experience.
  • A model must simply account for the means by which a process takes place.
  • Care must be taken to prevent two songs from starting at the same time.
  • As such, education should take into account that the student is a social being.
  • No action was taken against the team and others soon produced systems with similar effects.
  • Let no man add to these, neither let him take out from these.
  • He and her family were also immediately taken with one another.
  • This has been established as a tradition and takes place every year.
  • A number of official changes have taken place to the organization during the modern era.
  • Performance based design takes into account the potential conditions during a fire.
  • It could take several days after a user signed up before it started working.
  • We could also take out the songs that didn't sound good.
  • This took him fifteen years and ran to over a million words.
  • The route is approximately in length and the ride takes less than two hours.
  • The changes allows a player taking a free hit to pass the ball to themselves.
  • The board had to take a vote every year on whether to keep a teacher.
  • They have taken action to make sure that they have fair and open tax systems.
  • This method takes longer to count the score at the end of each hand.
  • As a child, he was taken to church by his parents.
  • It took less than a year for the company to sell a million units.
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Meaning of take

  • noun The act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption
  • verb Carry out
    take action, take steps, take vengeance
  • verb Require (time or space)
    It took three hours to get to work this morning, This event occupied a very short time
  • verb Get into one's hands, take physically
    Take a cookie!, Can you take this bag, please
  • verb 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!
  • verb Take into one's possession
    We are taking an orphan from Romania, I'll take three salmon steaks
  • verb 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
  • verb Experience or feel or submit to
    Take a test, Take the plunge
  • verb Accept or undergo, often unwillingly
    We took a pay cut
  • verb Make use of or accept for some purpose
    take a risk, take an opportunity
  • verb Take by force
    Hitler took the Baltic Republics, The army took the fort on the hill
  • verb 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
  • verb Head into a specified direction
    The escaped convict took to the hills, We made for the mountains
  • verb Be seized or affected in a specified way
    take sick, be taken drunk
  • verb Buy, select
    I'll take a pound of that sausage
  • verb To get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort
    take shelter from the storm
  • verb Have sex with; archaic use
    He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable
  • verb Develop a habit
    He took to visiting bars
  • verb Obtain by winning
    Winner takes all, He took first prize