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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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Rhymes with Take On

  • encarnacion
  • plamondon
  • mondragon
  • salmeron
  • montavon
  • hargadon
  • gabaldon
  • davignon
  • couvillion
  • zamarron
  • yongbyon
  • withdrawn
  • von-braun
  • villalon
  • undergone
  • sossamon
  • quinton
  • overdrawn
  • ortegon
  • matalon
  • madelon
  • joffrion
  • dameron
  • couvillon
  • aguillon
  • verdon
  • varnon
  • vardon
  • silmon
  • sang-gon

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. on

adverb. ['ˈɑːn, ˈɔn'] with a forward motion.

Antonyms

  • unrelated

Etymology

  • on (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • on (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • ón (Old Norse)

Sentences with take-on


1. Noun Phrase
A more complex take on the simple pasta with diced tomatoes and olive oil is a recipe from Eccoqui restaurant in Bernardsville, N.J., which "Bon Appetit" featured in its August 2002 issue.

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