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1. take

verb. ['ˈteɪk'] take into one's possession.

Synonyms

  • accept
  • take in
  • take back
  • take over
  • seize
  • assume
  • collect
  • grab
  • call back
  • recall
  • impound
  • call in
  • sequester
  • confiscate
  • bear
  • pocket
  • repossess
  • snap up
  • withdraw
  • take away

Antonyms

  • give
  • validate
  • unbalance
  • orient
  • switch on

Etymology

  • taken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tacan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Take

  • forsake
  • remake
  • steak
  • spake
  • snake
  • shrake
  • schwake
  • schnake
  • schlake
  • quake
  • plake
  • opaque
  • flake
  • drake
  • break
  • brake
  • blake
  • awake
  • yake
  • wake
  • shake
  • shaikh
  • shaik
  • schake
  • sake
  • rake
  • pake
  • paik
  • naik
  • make

How do you pronounce take?

Pronounce take as teɪk.

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How do you spell take? Is it tkae ?

A common misspelling of take is tkae

Sentences with take


1. Verb, base form
Guests can reach up to take a few home as they leave.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Usually high levels of aluminium are found in those who take high daily dosages.

Quotes about take


1. If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

2. Comedy has to be based on truth. You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end.
- Sid Caesar

3. It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor.
- Max Eastman

2. take

verb. ['ˈteɪk'] require (time or space).

Synonyms

  • be
  • eat up
  • use
  • wipe out
  • occupy
  • exhaust
  • use up
  • eat
  • consume
  • run through
  • expend

Antonyms

  • leave office
  • expand
  • disarrange
  • recede

Etymology

  • taken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tacan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. take

verb. ['ˈteɪk'] take somebody somewhere.

Synonyms

  • hand
  • misguide
  • beacon
  • direct
  • misdirect
  • lead astray
  • usher
  • show
  • lead
  • guide
  • conduct

Antonyms

  • rise
  • mind
  • attend to
  • hire

Etymology

  • taken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tacan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. take

verb. ['ˈteɪk'] get into one's hands, take physically.

Synonyms

  • get hold of
  • seize
  • clutch

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • infect
  • untidy
  • dirtiness

Etymology

  • taken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tacan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. take

verb. ['ˈteɪk'] pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives.

Synonyms

  • vote in
  • screen out
  • propose
  • fix
  • assign
  • draw
  • select
  • decide
  • espouse
  • screen
  • set
  • specify
  • field
  • vote
  • set apart
  • follow
  • think of
  • make up one's mind
  • plump
  • take out
  • pick out
  • determine
  • single out
  • pick
  • winnow
  • pick over
  • extract
  • go
  • anoint
  • excerpt
  • sieve
  • sift
  • choose
  • sieve out
  • cull out
  • cream off
  • empanel
  • elect
  • impanel
  • panel
  • limit
  • define
  • skim off
  • dial
  • sort
  • nominate

Antonyms

  • confused
  • obstructed
  • encumbered
  • undiscerning

Etymology

  • taken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tacan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. take

verb. ['ˈteɪk'] take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect.

Synonyms

  • re-assume
  • assume
  • take on
  • change
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • indistinct
  • unclearness
  • unclear
  • ambiguous

Etymology

  • taken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tacan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. take

verb. ['ˈteɪk'] interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression.

Synonyms

  • see
  • misinterpret
  • misread
  • read
  • construe

Antonyms

  • clutter
  • convict
  • obfuscate
  • guilty

Etymology

  • taken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tacan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. take

verb. ['ˈteɪk'] assume, as of positions or roles.

Synonyms

  • strike
  • occupy
  • do work
  • assume
  • fill
  • work

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • take away
  • artifact
  • achromatic

Etymology

  • taken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tacan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. take

verb. ['ˈteɪk'] take something or somebody with oneself somewhere.

Synonyms

  • bring
  • come up
  • carry
  • conduct
  • tube
  • convey
  • return
  • ferry
  • come
  • fetch
  • impart
  • bring back
  • land
  • transmit
  • get
  • channel
  • transport
  • whisk
  • transit

Antonyms

  • sharpen
  • win
  • bring
  • bridle

Etymology

  • taken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tacan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. take

verb. ['ˈteɪk'] carry out.

Synonyms

  • act

Antonyms

  • hide
  • veil

Etymology

  • taken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tacan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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