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take

Part of speech: Past participle

Taken.

Part of speech: Verb

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.

Part of speech: Verb

To have recourse; as, the man has taken to drink; colloquially, prove attractive; have the intended effect; as, the inoculation took.

Part of speech: Noun

The amount or quantity received or caught, especially fish.

Part of speech: Noun

Taker.

Part of speech: Past tense

Took.

Part of speech: Participle

Taking.

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