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take /teɪk/ verb (past tense took /tʊk/, past participle taken) /ˈteɪkən/
take noun

Irregular Forms: (taken)(took)

تعبیر یا تفسیر کردن حمل کردن بر ، اتخاذ کردن ، پیروزی ، خاک کردن ، گرفتن ، ستاندن ، لمس کردن ، بردن ، برداشتن ، خوردن ، پنداشتن ، قانون ـ فقه: پذیرفتن موثر واقع شدن ، ورزش: طعمه خوردن ماهی
- capture, acquire, catch, get, grasp, grip, obtain, secure, seize
- accompany, bring, conduct, convoy, escort, guide, lead, usher
- carry, bear, bring, convey, ferry, fetch, haul, transport
- steal, appropriate, misappropriate, pinch (informal), pocket, purloin
- require, call for, demand, necessitate, need
- tolerate, abide, bear, endure, put up with (informal), stand, stomach, withstand
- have room for, accept, accommodate, contain, hold
- subtract, deduct, eliminate, remove
- assume, believe, consider, perceive, presume, regard, understand
Contrasted words: drop, dump, give up, relinquish, surrender, yield, release
Related Idioms: make off with, take hold of, take it lying down, take it on the chin, take sick with, take for a ride
Related Words: hold, handle, contract, get, harrow, reach, torment, bring, accept, have, include, obtain, borrow, withstand, undergo, hack, bamboozle, hoodwink
English Thesaurus: bring, take, get, do, do your work/homework etc, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. take1 S1 W1 /teɪk/ verb (past tense took /tʊk/, past participle taken) /ˈteɪkən/
[Word Family: noun: takings, undertaking, take, taker; verb: take, overtake, undertake]
[Date: 1000-1100; Language: Old Norse; Origin: taka]

1. MOVE [transitive] to move or go with someone or something from one place to another Antonym : bring
take somebody/something to/into etc something
Barney took us to the airport.
Would you mind taking Susie home?
When he refused to give his name, he was taken into custody.
My job has taken me all over the world.
take somebody/something with you
His wife went to Australia, taking the children with her.
take somebody something
I have to take Steve the money tonight.
take somebody to do something
He took me to meet his parents.

2. ACTION [transitive] used with a noun instead of using a verb to describe an action. For example, if you take a walk, you walk somewhere:
Would you like to take a look?
Mike’s just taking a shower.
Sara took a deep breath.
I waved, but he didn’t take any notice (=pretended not to notice). British English
Please take a seat (=sit down).
take a picture/photograph/photo
Would you mind taking a photo of us together?

3. REMOVE [transitive] to remove something from a place
take something off/from etc something
Take your feet off the seats.
Someone’s taken a pen from my desk.
Police say money and jewellery were taken in the raid.TAKE AWAY

4. TIME/MONEY/EFFORT ETC [intransitive and transitive] if something takes a particular amount of time, money, effort etc, that amount of time etc is needed for it to happen or succeed:
How long is this going to take?
Organizing a successful street party takes a lot of energy.
take (somebody) something (to do something)
Repairs take time to carry out.
It took a few minutes for his eyes to adjust to the dark.
take (somebody) ages/forever informal:
It took me ages to find a present for Dad.
take some doing British English informal (=need a lot of time or effort)
Catching up four goals will take some doing.
take courage/guts
It takes courage to admit you are wrong.
have what it takes informal (=to have the qualities that are needed for success)
Neil’s got what it takes to be a great footballer.

5. ACCEPT [transitive] to accept or choose something that is offered, suggested, or given to you:
Will you take the job?
Do you take American Express?
If you take my advice, you’ll see a doctor.
Our helpline takes 3.5 million calls (=telephone calls) a year.
Some doctors are unwilling to take new patients without a referral.
Liz found his criticisms hard to take.
I just can’t take any more (=can’t deal with a bad situation any longer).
Staff have agreed to take a 2% pay cut.
take a hammering/beating (=be forced to accept defeat or a bad situation)
Small businesses took a hammering in the last recession.
I take your point/point taken (=used to say that you accept someone’s opinion)
take sb’s word for it/take it from somebody (=accept that what someone says is true)
That’s the truth – take it from me.
take the credit/blame/responsibility
He’s the kind of man who makes things happen but lets others take the credit.
take it as read/given (=assume that something is correct or certain, because you are sure that this is the case)
It isn’t official yet, but you can take it as read that you’ve got the contract.

6. HOLD SOMETHING [transitive] to get hold of something in your hands:
Let me take your coat.
Can you take this package while I get my wallet?
take somebody/something in/by something
I just wanted to take him in my arms.

7. TRAVEL [transitive] to use a particular form of transport or a particular road in order to go somewhere:
Let’s take a cab.
I took the first plane out.
Take the M6 to Junction 19.

8. STUDY [transitive] to study a particular subject in school or college for an examination:
Are you taking French next year?

9. TEST [transitive] to do an examination or test Synonym : sit British English:
Applicants are asked to take a written test.

10. SUITABLE [transitive not in progressive or passive] to be the correct or suitable size, type etc for a particular person or thing:
a car that takes low sulphur fuel
What size shoe do you take?
The elevator takes a maximum of 32 people.

11. COLLECT [transitive] to collect or gather something for a particular purpose:
Investigators will take samples of the wreckage to identify the cause.
take something from something
The police took a statement from both witnesses.

12. CONSIDER [intransitive, transitive always + adverb/preposition] to react to someone or something or consider them in a particular way
take somebody/something seriously/badly/personally etc
I was joking, but he took me seriously.
Ben took the news very badly.
She does not take kindly to criticism (=reacts badly to criticism).
take something as something
I’ll take that remark as a compliment.
take something as evidence/proof (of something)
The presence of dust clouds has been taken as evidence of recent star formation.
take somebody/something to be something
I took her to be his daughter.
take somebody/something for something
Of course I won’t tell anyone! What do you take me for? (=what sort of person do you think I am?)
I take it (=I assume) you’ve heard that Rick’s resigned.

13. FEELINGS [transitive usually + adverb] to have or experience a particular feeling
take delight/pleasure/pride etc in (doing) something
You should take pride in your work.
At first, he took no interest in the baby.
take pity on somebody
She stood feeling lost until an elderly man took pity on her.
take offence (=feel offended)
Don’t take offence. Roger says things like that to everybody.
take comfort from/in (doing) something
Investors can take comfort from the fact that the World Bank is underwriting the shares.

14. CONTROL [transitive] to get possession or control of something:
Enemy forces have taken the airport.
Both boys were taken prisoner.
take control/charge/power
The communists took power in 1948.
Youngsters need to take control of their own lives.
take the lead (=in a race, competition etc)

15. MEDICINE/DRUGS [transitive] to swallow, breathe in, inject etc a drug or medicine:
The doctor will ask whether you are taking any medication.
Take two tablets before bedtime.
take drugs (=take illegal drugs)
Most teenagers start taking drugs through boredom.
She took an overdose after a row with her boyfriend.

16. do you take sugar/milk? spoken British English used to ask someone whether they like to have sugar or milk in a drink such as tea or coffee

17. LEVEL [transitive always + adverb/preposition] to make someone or something go to a higher level or position
take something to/into something
The latest raise takes his salary into six figures.
Even if you have the talent to take you to the top, there’s no guarantee you’ll get there.
If you want to take it further, you should consult an attorney.

18. MEASURE [transitive] to measure the amount, level, rate etc of something:
Take the patient’s pulse first.

19. NUMBERS [transitive] to make a number smaller by a particular amount Synonym : subtract
take something away/take something (away) from something
‘Take four from nine and what do you get?’ ‘Five.’
Ten take away nine equals one.

20. MONEY [transitive] British English if a shop, business etc takes a particular amount of money, it receives that amount of money from its customers Synonym : take in American English:
The stall took £25 on Saturday.

21. somebody can take it or leave it
a) to neither like nor dislike something:
To some people, smoking is addictive. Others can take it or leave it.
b) used to say that you do not care whether someone accepts your offer or not

22. take somebody/something (for example) used to give an example of something you have just been talking about:
People love British cars. Take the Mini. In Japan, it still sells more than all the other British cars put together.

23. TEACH [transitive] British English to teach a particular group of students in a school or college
take somebody for something
Who takes you for English?

24. WRITE [transitive] to write down information:
Let me take your email address.
Sue offered to take notes.

25. take somebody out of themselves British English to make someone forget their problems and feel more confident:
Alf said joining the club would take me out of myself.

26. take a lot out of you/take it out of you to make you very tired:
Looking after a baby really takes it out of you.

27. take it upon/on yourself to do something formal to decide to do something without getting someone’s permission or approval first:
Reg took it upon himself to hand the press a list of names.

28. take something to bits/pieces British English to separate something into its different parts:
how to take an engine to bits

29. be taken with/by something to be attracted by a particular idea, plan, or person:
I’m quite taken by the idea of Christmas in Berlin.

30. be taken ill/sick formal to suddenly become ill

31. SEX [transitive] literary if a man takes someone, he has sex with them

32. take a bend/fence/corner etc to try to get over or around something in a particular way:
He took the bend at over 60 and lost control.

33. HAVE AN EFFECT [intransitive] if a treatment, dye, drug etc takes, it begins to work successfully
take up with somebody/something phrasal verb
old-fashioned to become friendly with someone, especially someone who may influence you badly

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. take2 noun
[Word Family: noun: takings, undertaking, take, taker; verb: take, overtake, undertake]

1. [countable] an occasion when a film scene, song, action etc is recorded:
We had to do six takes for this particular scene.

2. sb’s take (on something) someone’s opinion about a situation or idea:
What’s your take on this issue?

3. be on the take informal to be willing to do something wrong in return for money:
Is it true that some of the generals are on the take?

4. [usually singular] American English informal the amount of money earned by a shop or business in a particular period of time

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADV. well | badly She took the news of her father's death very badly.
seriously I wanted to be taken seriously as an artist.
philosophically Harry took his rejection philosophically.
PREP. as He took what I said as a criticism.
PHRASAL VERBS take to sth
ADV. kindly They won't take kindly to being ordered about.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: When you come to dinner on Sunday, take your fiancée with you so I can meet her.
GOOD: When you come to dinner on Sunday, bring your fiancée with you so I can meet her.
BAD: He asked if he could come to your party and take a friend with him.
GOOD: He asked if he could come to your party and bring a friend with him.

See BREAKFAST 3 (breakfast), MEAL 2 (meal)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

to endure something
I find it very difficult to take the woman's constant complaining.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

take something
to endure something
I find it very difficult to take the woman's constant complaining.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

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