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Synonyms for take

capture

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last

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

win

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respond to

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consider

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regard as

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  • 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

hire

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subscribe to

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travel by

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study

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write

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have room for

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wear

work

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take advantage of

scene

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view

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

take after someone

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take against something or someone

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

take off: lift off

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

take off: depart

take off: do well

take on

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take someone back: be reconciled with

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

take someone back: evoke

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take someone on: compete against

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  • 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

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take someone out: kill

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take something apart: dismantle

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take something apart: dissect

take something away

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take something back: return

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

take something back: give a refund for

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  • 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

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take something in: include

take something off: remove

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take something off: detach

take something off: subtract

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take something on: accept

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take something on: acquire

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take something or someone apart

take something out

take something over

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

take something up: start

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take something up: accept

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take something up: occupy

take something up: resume

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take to someone

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take to something: start

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

take to something: become good at

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

take to something: head for

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take up with someone

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  • 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)

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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

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

take off: to rise up in flight

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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

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take over: to take upon oneself

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

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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

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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

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make use of or accept for some purpose

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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

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

be seized or affected in a specified way

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have with oneself

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engage for service under a term of contract

receive or obtain regularly

be designed to hold or take

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be capable of holding or containing

obtain by winning

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be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness

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References in classic literature ?
Nevertheless, tramps in want of a lodging keep coming with their mouths full of lies, and not a word of truth; every one who finds his way to Ithaca goes to my mistress and tells her falsehoods, whereon she takes them in, makes much of them, and asks them all manner of questions, crying all the time as women will when they have lost their husbands.
No,' says I; 'if you will help me, take the child by the hand, and lead it for me but to the upper end of the street; I'll go with you and satisfy you for your pains.
desires the favour of her to take the two children in; poor lady, she will be undone, their house is all of a flame,' They took the children in very civilly, pitied the family in distress, and away came I with my bundle.
But as I had no instruments to take an observation to know what latitude we were in, and not exactly knowing, or at least remembering, what latitude they were in, I knew not where to look for them, or when to stand off to sea towards them; otherwise I might now easily have found some of these islands.
I bethought myself, however, that, perhaps the skin of him might, one way or other, be of some value to us; and I resolved to take off his skin if I could.
But Priam and Idaeus as they showed out upon the plain did not escape the ken of all-seeing Jove, who looked down upon the old man and pitied him; then he spoke to his son Mercury and said, "Mercury, for it is you who are the most disposed to escort men on their way, and to hear those whom you will hear, go, and so conduct Priam to the ships of the Achaeans that no other of the Danaans shall see him nor take note of him until he reach the son of Peleus.
I see a man who I think will presently fall upon us; let us fly with our horses, or at least embrace his knees and implore him to take compassion upon us?
But even on him too did heaven send misfortune, for there is no race of royal children born to him in his house, save one son who is doomed to die all untimely; nor may I take care of him now that he is growing old, for I must stay here at Troy to be the bane of you and your children.
Therefore, noble sir, let us two now take food; you can weep for your dear son hereafter as you are bearing him back to Ilius--and many a tear will he cost you.
And now both gods and mortals were fast asleep through the livelong night, but upon Mercury alone, the bringer of good luck, sleep could take no hold for he was thinking all the time how to get King Priam away from the ships without his being seen by the strong force of sentinels.
It is very true that, after acquiring rebellious provinces a second time, they are not so lightly lost afterwards, because the prince, with little reluctance, takes the opportunity of the rebellion to punish the delinquents, to clear out the suspects, and to strengthen himself in the weakest places.
A prince does not spend much on colonies, for with little or no expense he can send them out and keep them there, and he offends a minority only of the citizens from whom he takes lands and houses to give them to the new inhabitants; and those whom he offends, remaining poor and scattered, are never able to injure him; whilst the rest being uninjured are easily kept quiet, and at the same time are anxious not to err for fear it should happen to them as it has to those who have been despoiled.
And as if it were not enough to have aggrandized the Church, and deprived himself of friends, he, wishing to have the kingdom of Naples, divides it with the King of Spain, and where he was the prime arbiter in Italy he takes an associate, so that the ambitious of that country and the malcontents of his own should have somewhere to shelter; and whereas he could have left in the kingdom his own pensioner as king, he drove him out, to put one there who was able to drive him, Louis, out in turn.
2 : to carry or go with from one place to another <I'll take you home.
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