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1. 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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2. hold

verb. ['ˈhoʊld'] keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean".

Synonyms

  • hold over
  • maintain
  • bear on
  • uphold
  • continue
  • carry on
  • pressurise
  • housekeep
  • keep
  • conserve
  • preserve
  • distance

Antonyms

  • survive
  • outgo
  • stand
  • shrink

Etymology

  • hold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hold (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • holden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • healdan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. hold

verb. ['ˈhoʊld'] organize or be responsible for.

Synonyms

  • have
  • make
  • give
  • direct

Antonyms

  • open
  • disintegrate
  • give
  • disconnect

Etymology

  • hold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hold (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • holden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • healdan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. hold

verb. ['ˈhoʊld'] have or hold in one's hands or grip.

Synonyms

  • interlace
  • clutch
  • clinch
  • hold tight
  • interlock
  • cradle
  • lock
  • hold on
  • hold close
  • take hold
  • grasp
  • trap

Antonyms

  • acquit
  • qualify
  • fail
  • pass

Etymology

  • hold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hold (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • holden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • healdan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. 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))

10. 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))
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