Definition Of take


(of a plant or seed) take root or begin to grow; germinate.

the fuchsia cuttings had taken and were looking good

a scene or sequence of sound or vision photographed or recorded continuously at one time.

he completed a particularly difficult scene in two takes

accept or receive (someone or something).

she was advised to take any job offered

an amount of copy set up at one time or by one compositor.

When a compositor had set up his take he deposited the type set up by him on a galley upon the galley-bank, and deposited the copy from which he had set up the type in a drawer or box, or upon a table or shelf.

an amount of something gained or acquired from one source or in one session.

the take from commodity taxation

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Example Of take

  • take 95 north to Baltimore

  • take a tablet every hour

  • take an aspirin and lie down

  • take an umbrella

  • take half the marzipan and roll out

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