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Definitions of take:

part of speech: noun

Taker.

part of speech: noun

The quantity of fish captured at one haul or catch; a quantity, as of copy, by a compositor.

part of speech: verb transitive

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: past tense

Took.

part of speech: verb

To obtain in almost any manner; to receive; to receive in any disposition of mind; to suppose; to receive in thought; to lay hold of; to seize; to entrap; to swallow; to understand in a particular sense or manner; to delight; to engage; to use or employ; to procure; to turn to; to choose; to go into, as to take the water; to pursue or follow, as a course; to copy or paint; to change with respect of place, as he took out his hand; to hire or rent, as a house; to enter upon, as a campaign; to please; to catch; to be fixed.

part of speech: verb transitive

To lay hold of: to get into one's possession: to catch: to capture: to captivate: to receive: to choose: to use: to allow: to understand: to agree to: to become affected with.

part of speech: present participle

Taking.

part of speech: noun

The amount or quantity received or caught, especially fish.

part of speech: verb intransitive

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

part of speech: verb intransitive

To catch: to have the intended effect: to gain reception, to please: to move or direct the course of: to have recourse to:- pa. t. took; pa. p. taken.

part of speech: past participle

Taken.

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