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Synonyms for take





  • last
  • go on for
  • continue for
  • carry on for
  • endure for
  • run on for
  • keep on for



respond to




regard as


  • regard as
  • see as
  • believe to be
  • consider to be
  • think of as
  • deem to be
  • perceive to be
  • hold to be
  • judge to be
  • reckon to be
  • presume to be
  • look on as



subscribe to


travel by






have room for






take advantage of





  • view
  • opinion
  • understanding of
  • analysis of
  • interpretation of
  • reading of
  • explanation of

take after someone


take against something or someone


  • take a dislike to
  • feel hostile to
  • view with disfavour
  • look askance on
  • become unfriendly towards

take off: lift off


  • lift off
  • leave the ground
  • take to the air
  • become airborne

take off: depart

take off: do well

take on


take someone back: be reconciled with


  • be reconciled with
  • forgive
  • pardon
  • welcome someone back
  • accept someone back

take someone back: evoke


take someone on: compete against


  • compete against
  • face
  • contend with
  • fight
  • oppose
  • vie with
  • pit yourself against
  • enter the lists against
  • match yourself against

take someone on: engage

take someone out: escort


take someone out: kill


take something apart: dismantle


take something apart: dissect

take something away


take something back: return


  • return
  • bring something back
  • send something back
  • hand something back

take something back: give a refund for


  • give a refund for
  • exchange
  • accept something back

take something down: remove

take something down: lower

take something down: dismantle

take something down: make a note of


take something in: include

take something off: remove


take something off: detach

take something off: subtract


take something on: accept


take something on: acquire


take something or someone apart

take something out

take something over


  • gain control of
  • take command of
  • assume control of
  • come to power in
  • become leader of

take something up: start


take something up: accept


take something up: occupy

take something up: resume


take to someone


take to something: start


  • start
  • resort to
  • make a habit of
  • have recourse to

take to something: become good at


  • become good at
  • like
  • enjoy
  • become interested in
  • develop an aptitude for

take to something: head for


take up with someone


  • become friendly with
  • get involved with
  • start seeing
  • fall in with
  • go around with
  • become friends with
  • hang about with
  • knock about or around with

take yourself off

Synonyms for take

to obtain possession or control of

to gain possession of, especially after a struggle or chase

to become affected with a disease

to come upon, especially suddenly or unexpectedly

to have a sudden overwhelming effect on

to direct or impel to oneself by some quality or action

to cause to pass from the mouth into the stomach

to admit to one's possession, presence, or awareness

to engage in sexual relations with

to receive (something given or offered) willingly and gladly

to lay claim to for oneself or as one's right

to go aboard (a means of transport)


to have as a need or prerequisite

to obtain from another source

to perform a function effectively

to understand in a particular way

to cause to come along with oneself

to move (something) from a position occupied

to take away (a quantity) from another quantity

to get money or something else from by deceitful trickery

take after: to be similar to, as in appearance

take away: to move (something) from a position occupied

take back: to occupy or take again

take back: to send, put, or carry back to a former location

take back: to disavow (something previously written or said) irrevocably and usually formally

take down: to cause to descend

take down: to take (something) apart

take in: to allow admittance, as to a group

take in: to cause to accept what is false, especially by trickery or misrepresentation

take off: to take from one's own person


take off: to move (something) from a position occupied

take off: to rise up in flight


take on: to take upon oneself

take on: to obtain the use or services of

take on: to enter into conflict with

take on: to worry over trifles

take on: to take, as another's idea, and make one's own

take out: to move (something) from a position occupied

take out: to be with another person socially on a regular basis

take over: to seize and move into by force


take over: to take upon oneself

take over: to free from a specific duty by acting as a substitute


take to: to find agreeable

take up: to move (something) to a higher position

take up: to begin or go on after an interruption

take up: to be occupied or concerned with

take up: to take in (moisture or liquid)

take up: to take in and incorporate, especially mentally

take up: to take, as another's idea, and make one's own

the amount of money collected as admission, especially to a sporting event

a trying to do or make something

Synonyms for take

the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property

the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

carry out

Related Words

take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect

interpret something in a certain way

travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route

assume, as of positions or roles

take into consideration for exemplifying purposes

experience or feel or submit to

remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

accept or undergo, often unwillingly


Related Words

make use of or accept for some purpose


Related Words

occupy or take on

admit into a group or community

ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial

be a student of a certain subject

take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs

head into a specified direction


Related Words

point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards

be seized or affected in a specified way

Related Words

have with oneself


Related Words

engage for service under a term of contract

receive or obtain regularly

be designed to hold or take


Related Words

be capable of holding or containing

obtain by winning

Related Words

be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness


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From the beginning, Benante has kept one of everything the band did - artwork, t-shirts, posters, and when the band was recording, he had the engineer run off a few tapes of the project's basic tracks, alternate takes and alternate mixes, just to stockpile until the time came that they would be needed.
It also gives avid collectors a few more rare treats like a previously unavailable live rendition of The Smiths' I Know It's Over, alternate takes of Eternal Life, Dream Brother and an acoustic version of So Real live from Japan.
This double CD plunders her three-night run to add alternate takes and unused performances to the original vinyl release.
Since then, we've seen all manner of EPs bursting with live versions, alternate takes and revisions of the same songs.
It's the third disc that's the lure -- 15 alternate takes spotlighting the improvisational skills of Parsons' crack band while he and Emmylou Harris discover the magic of their intertwined voices.
Some of the unreleased tracks are alternate takes (Seven Steps) or are familiar tunes taken from different concerts (Autumn Leaves, Stella By Starlight), but, as with the Plugged Nickel set, it matters little how many tunes are repeated, each version is an interpretation in itself and enlightening in its own right.
Rarities: 1971 - 2003 consists of 16 exceptional archival tracks, including a cover of Chuck Berry's "Let it Rock," originally released as a B-side to the 1971 single "Brown Sugar," as well as alternate takes of several of the band's biggest hits, including live versions of "Tumbling Dice," "Wild Horses" and "Beast of Burden," plus a dance remix of "Miss You.
Deluxe 2CD Remastered album plus bonus CD featuring previously unreleased alternate takes and live performances with 24 page booklet.
There are alternate takes, different mixes, instrumentals, ditched vocals and unheard songs.
Improv'' collects the five albums Bennett recorded for his own label from 1975-77 on four CDs, adding numerous alternate takes and one unissued cut.
Shorter, Fuller and Walton all contribute strong tunes, and there are generous alternate takes included in this Van Gelder edition.
The "Freedom Edition" Blu-ray disc comes packed with 90 minutes of bonus feature content, including 14 deleted scenes, multiple behind-the-scenes featurettes, a seven-minute blooper reel that shows the outrageous gags and goofs from the set, as well as three "line-o-ramas" (where cast shot several alternate takes of jokes during filming).
The second disc contains 25 songs from Presley's post-army movie career, concentrating on alternate takes from GI Blues, Flaming Star, Wild In The Country and Blue Hawaii, from the early 60s.
The second disc brings in alternate takes, mixes and rehearsal segments where Clapton, Wolf and Wyman are working it out.
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