Part of speech:
The act of one who grasps or covets.
the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)
Apprehension by the senses.
To overcome or surmount mentally or emotionally:
To record in the form of stored data
To set apart for, or assign to, a particular person or use, in exclusion of all others; with to or for.
To engage or disengage a motor vehicle's clutch.
To get possession of by unscrupulous methods
To acquire or take for oneself before others; appropriate:
To raise; to collect; said of troops, to form into an army by enrolment, conscription. etc.
To take as meant or meaning; interpret
(Climbing) To tighten (take up) a belaying rope. Often used imperatively.
To take down, especially in the following contexts:
To take or seize hastily, abruptly, or without permission or ceremony.
To take into custody; capture
To engage in plunder; take loot
To come upon unexpectedly; take by surprise:
To take possession of by settlement or seizure
To get or bring in as a net; clear as profit, etc.
To seize and hold or carry off (a person) against that person's will, by force or fraud, often for ransom
The definition of intercept is to get in the middle of someone or something and his/its final destination and prevent the person or thing from getting to the final destination.
To take hold of with a hook
To take over control of a vehicle or airplane by use of the threat of force.
To take firmly and hold fast with the hand, teeth, an instrument, etc.
To struggle or work hard to deal with something:
(Nautical) To haul in; to take up.
To mar or otherwise treat (an object or fabric, for example) to give the appearance of an antique or of heavy prior use.
To take in the meaning, nature, or importance of; grasp.
(Informal) To take forcibly
(Informal) To take hold or control of; seize or capture
(Sports) To secure (a divisional championship, for instance) before the end of regular season play by having an insurmountable lead.
To claw is to grab or tear using the nails on a hand or foot.
To take in with one's mind or senses; understand; apprehend
(Law) To put (a person) under definite legal obligations, especially, under the obligation of a bond or covenant.
To put into a bag.
The definition of attack is to take on or handle something, sometimes aggressively.
To take or claim for oneself without right; appropriate:
To seize or take into custody by authority of the law
To take into custody; capture or arrest
To take or appropriate, esp. without asking
The definition of afflict is to cause great physical or mental pain or agony or to create for someone a curse to bear.
To take (a person) away unlawfully and by force or fraud; kidnap
To grip tightly
To grip firmly in or with the hand; grasp.
To force payment of; extort
To make a sweeping blow, stroke, or motion
(Informal) To work or proceed with, or move, bring, or get by, energetic or vigorous action
To writhe, squirm, or twist with force or great effort
To give a sudden quick thrust, push, pull, or twist to.
To get hold or control of (something difficult to catch):
To distort, strain, or give a false interpretation of (a meaning, statement, etc.)
To take an imprint of (a fingerprint) from a surface
To utter with breaks and interruption, in the manner of a person half suffocated.
To take or appropriate (another's property, ideas, etc.) without permission, dishonestly, or unlawfully, esp. in a secret or surreptitious manner
Gain is defined as to get something or to add on or increase.
To obtain or win by strength; to take by violence or struggle; specifically, to capture by assault; to storm, as a fortress.
To give substantial, material, or physical form to
To hide in ambush
To run or extend beyond (certain limits)
Overwhelm is defined as to completely overcome or take over.
To subdue is defined as to gain control over someone or something or to calm or quiet someone or something.
To turn the attention to and try to take advantage of:
To take in battle; capture:
To use force or threat of force to compel another person to submit to sexual intercourse or other sexual penetration.
To regard as true beyond doubt:
(Games) To force (an opponent) to use a potentially winning card in a trick he or she cannot take in bridge.
(Slang) To take into custody; arrest.
To enclose is defined as to surround, or to include inside of something.
To hold within limits; enclose.
To give an abrupt pull to; tug at:
To clasp in the arms with affection; to take in the arms; to hug.
To burst; break:
To loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of.
To show or give signs of
To perform for an audience:
To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
To continue to do:
To be successful in coming or going:
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