Dictionary Results for takes|
1. take - noun
· the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"
Synonym(s): return, issue, takings, proceeds, yield, payoff
2. take - noun
· the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption
Hypernym(s): filming, cinematography, motion-picture_photography
3. take - verb
· carry out; "take action"; "take steps"; "take vengeance"
Hypernym(s): act, move
4. take - verb
· require (time or space); "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time"
Synonym(s): occupy, use_up
Hypernym(s): use, expend
5. take - verb
· take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"
Synonym(s): lead, direct, conduct, guide
6. take - verb
· get into one's hands, take physically; "Take a cookie!"; "Can you take this bag, please"
7. take - verb
· 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"
Synonym(s): assume, acquire, adopt, take_on
8. take - 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?"
Hypernym(s): interpret, construe, see
9. take - verb
· 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"
Synonym(s): bring, convey
Hypernym(s): transport, carry
10. take - verb
· take into one's possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I'll take three salmon steaks"
11. take - 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"
Hypernym(s): use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ
12. take - verb
· 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"
Synonym(s): choose, select, pick_out
Hypernym(s): decide, make_up_one%27s_mind, determine
13. take - verb
· receive willingly something given or offered; "The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter"; "I won't have this dog in my house!"; "Please accept my present"
Synonym(s): accept, have
Hypernym(s): get, acquire
14. take - verb
· assume, as of positions or roles; "She took the job as director of development"; "he occupies the position of manager"; "the young prince will soon occupy the throne"
Synonym(s): fill, occupy
Hypernym(s): work, do_work
15. take - verb
· take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case"
Synonym(s): consider, deal, look_at
16. take - verb
· require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"
Synonym(s): necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, involve, call_for, demand
17. take - verb
· experience or feel or submit to; "Take a test"; "Take the plunge"
Hypernym(s): experience, receive, have, get
18. take - verb
· make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"
Synonym(s): film, shoot
Hypernym(s): record, enter, put_down
19. take - verb
· remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
Synonym(s): remove, take_away, withdraw
20. take - verb
· serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee"
Synonym(s): consume, ingest, take_in, have
21. take - verb
· accept or undergo, often unwillingly; "We took a pay cut"
22. take - verb
· make use of or accept for some purpose; "take a risk"; "take an opportunity"
23. take - verb
· take by force; "Hitler took the Baltic Republics"; "The army took the fort on the hill"
24. take - verb
· occupy or take on; "He assumes the lotus position"; "She took her seat on the stage"; "We took our seats in the orchestra"; "She took up her position behind the tree"; "strike a pose"
Synonym(s): assume, strike, take_up
25. take - verb
· 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"
Synonym(s): accept, admit, take_on
Hypernym(s): accept, take, have
26. take - 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"
Hypernym(s): receive, get, find, obtain, incur
27. take - verb
· be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam"
Synonym(s): learn, study, read
28. take - verb
· 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"
Synonym(s): claim, exact
Hypernym(s): necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call_for, demand
29. take - verb
· head into a specified direction; "The escaped convict took to the hills"; "We made for the mountains"
30. take - verb
· point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards; "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"
Synonym(s): aim, train, take_aim, direct
31. take - verb
· be seized or affected in a specified way; "take sick"; "be taken drunk"
Hypernym(s): become, go, get
32. take - verb
· 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"
Synonym(s): carry, pack
Hypernym(s): have, feature
33. take - verb
· engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"
Synonym(s): lease, rent, hire, charter, engage
Hypernym(s): get, acquire
34. take - verb
· receive or obtain regularly; "We take the Times every day"
Synonym(s): subscribe, subscribe_to
Hypernym(s): buy, purchase
35. take - verb
· buy, select; "I'll take a pound of that sausage"
Hypernym(s): buy, purchase
36. take - verb
· to get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort; "take shelter from the storm"
37. take - verb
· have sex with; archaic use; "He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable"
Hypernym(s): sleep_together, roll_in_the_hay, love, make_out, make_love, sleep_with, get_laid, have_sex, know, do_it, be_intimate, have_intercourse, have_it_away, have_it_off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie_with, bed, have_a_go_at_it, bang, get_it_on, bonk
38. take - verb
· lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea"
Hypernym(s): affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear
39. take - verb
· be designed to hold or take; "This surface will not take the dye"
40. take - verb
· be capable of holding or containing; "This box won't take all the items"; "The flask holds one gallon"
Synonym(s): contain, hold
41. take - verb
· develop a habit; "He took to visiting bars"
42. take - verb
· proceed along in a vehicle; "We drive the turnpike to work"
Hypernym(s): traverse, track, cover, cross, pass_over, get_over, get_across, cut_through, cut_across
43. take - verb
· obtain by winning; "Winner takes all"; "He took first prize"
44. take - verb
· be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; "He got AIDS"; "She came down with pneumonia"; "She took a chill"
Synonym(s): contract, get
Hypernym(s): sicken, come_down
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