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Another word for take

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Verb
  1. To obtain possession or control of

    See also:

    get

  2. To gain possession of, especially after a struggle or chase

      1. A slim, pointed piece of metal hammered into material as a fastener.
      2. A fingernail or toenail.
      3. A claw or talon.
      1. A container of flexible material, such as paper, plastic, or leather, that is used for carrying or storing items.
      2. A handbag; a purse.
      3. A piece of hand luggage, such as a suitcase or satchel.
      1. Free from danger or attack:
      2. Free from risk of loss; safe:
      3. Free from the risk of being intercepted or listened to by unauthorized persons:
      1. An openwork fabric made of threads or cords that are woven or knotted together at regular intervals.
      2. A device for capturing birds, fish, or insects.
      3. A barrier against flying insects.
      1. To come into possession or use of; receive:
      2. To meet with or incur:
      3. To go after and obtain:
      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
      1. To take captive, as by force or craft; seize.
      2. To gain possession or control of, as in a game or contest:
      3. To attract and hold:
    See also:

    get

  3. To become affected with a disease

      1. To make or become sick.
      1. To come into possession or use of; receive:
      2. To meet with or incur:
      3. To go after and obtain:
      1. To bring from latency to or toward fulfillment:
      2. To expand or enlarge:
      3. To aid in the growth of; strengthen:
      1. An agreement between two or more parties, especially one that is written and enforceable by law.
      2. The writing or document containing such an agreement.
      3. The branch of law dealing with formal agreements between parties.
      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
    See also:

    get

  4. To come upon, especially suddenly or unexpectedly

    See also:

    surprise

  5. To have a sudden overwhelming effect on

      1. To hit sharply, as with a hand, fist, weapon, or implement:
      2. To inflict (a blow).
      3. To penetrate or pierce:
      1. To grasp suddenly and forcibly; take or grab:
      2. To take by force; capture or conquer:
      3. To take quick and forcible possession of; confiscate:
      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
  6. To direct or impel to oneself by some quality or action

      1. To apply force to (something) so as to cause or tend to cause motion toward the source of the force:
      2. To remove from a fixed position; extract:
      3. To tug at; jerk or tweak:
      1. To make magnetic.
      2. To attract, charm, or influence:
      1. Something that tempts or attracts with the promise of pleasure or reward:
      2. An attraction or appeal:
      3. A decoy used in catching animals, especially an artificial bait used in catching fish.
      1. To attract (someone), usually to do something, by arousing hope, interest, or desire:
      1. To cause to move after or toward one by applying continuous force; drag:
      2. To cause to move in a given direction or to a given position, as by leading:
      3. To move or pull so as to cover or uncover something:
      1. To cause to draw near or adhere by physical force:
      2. To arouse or compel the interest, admiration, or attention of:
      3. To possess or use the power of attraction.
      1. An earnest or urgent request, entreaty, or supplication.
      2. A resort to a higher authority or greater power, as for sanction, corroboration, or a decision:
      3. A higher court's review of the correctness of a decision by a lower court.
      1. To attract with something desirable; entice:
      2. To be highly, often subtly attractive:
      3. The power to attract; enticement.
    See also:

    like

  7. To cause to pass from the mouth into the stomach

      1. To cause (food or drink, for example) to pass through the mouth and throat into the stomach.
      2. To put up with (something unpleasant):
      3. To refrain from expressing; suppress:
      1. To take into the body by the mouth for digestion or absorption.
      2. To take in and absorb as food:
    See also:

    mouth

  8. To admit to one's possession, presence, or awareness

      1. To take or acquire (something given or offered); get or be given:
      2. To be the person who gets (something sent or transmitted):
      3. To catch or get possession of (a pass or a kicked ball, for example).
      1. To be in possession of:
      2. To possess as a characteristic, quality, or function:
      3. To possess or contain as a constituent part:
      1. To answer affirmatively:
      2. To agree to take (a duty or responsibility).
      3. To receive (something offered), especially with gladness or approval:
    See also:

    accept

  9. To engage in sexual relations with

      1. To share a bed or bedroom with.
      2. (idiomatic) To have sexual intercourse with.
      1. One of a matched pair:
      2. A spouse or romantic partner.
      3. Either of a pair of birds or other animals that associate in order to propagate.
      1. To be in possession of:
      2. To possess as a characteristic, quality, or function:
      3. To possess or contain as a constituent part:
      1. Two items of the same kind; a pair.
      2. Something that joins or connects two things together; a link.
      3. Two people united, as by betrothal or marriage.
      1. To engage in sexual intercourse in which the penis is inserted into the vagina.
      2. To transfer male reproductive cells from one individual to another, usually into an internal organ or cavity, such as a cloaca. Used of animals.
      3. Coupled; joined.
      1. A piece of furniture for reclining and sleeping, typically consisting of a flat, rectangular frame and a mattress resting on springs.
      2. A bedstead.
      3. A mattress.
  10. To receive (something given or offered) willingly and gladly.

    See also:

    accept

  11. To lay claim to for oneself or as one's right

      1. To seize and hold (the power or rights of another, for example) by force or without legal authority.
      2. To take over or occupy without right:
      3. To take the place of (another) without legal authority; supplant.
      1. To grasp suddenly and forcibly; take or grab:
      2. To take by force; capture or conquer:
      3. To take quick and forcible possession of; confiscate:
      1. To take the place of or take precedence over:
      2. To take action to prevent (an event or other action) from happening; forestall:
      3. To take action to prevent (another) from acting.
      1. To seize for military or police use; confiscate.
      2. To take arbitrarily or by force:
      3. To force into military service.
      1. To take for granted; suppose:
      2. To take upon oneself (a duty or obligation):
      3. To undertake the duties of (an office):
      1. To take or claim for oneself without right; appropriate:
      2. To ascribe on behalf of another in an unwarranted manner:
      1. Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place; fitting.
      2. To set apart for a specific use:
      3. To take possession of or make use of exclusively for oneself, often without permission:
    See also:

    give

  12. To go aboard (a means of transport)

      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
      1. A long flat slab of sawed lumber; a plank.
      2. A blackboard.
      3. A bulletin board.
    See also:

    used

  13. To have as a need or prerequisite

  14. To obtain from another source

      1. To come into possession or use of; receive:
      2. To meet with or incur:
      3. To go after and obtain:
      1. To cause to move after or toward one by applying continuous force; drag:
      2. To cause to move in a given direction or to a given position, as by leading:
      3. To move or pull so as to cover or uncover something:
      1. To obtain or receive from a source:
      2. To produce or obtain (a compound) from another substance by chemical reaction.
      3. To trace the origin or development of (a word).
    See also:

    kin

  15. To perform a function effectively

      1. Physical or mental effort or activity directed toward the production or accomplishment of something:
      2. Such effort or activity by which one makes a living; employment:
      3. A trade, profession, or other means of livelihood:
      1. To move swiftly on foot so that both or all feet are not on the ground during each stride.
      2. To retreat rapidly; flee:
      3. To depart; leave:
      1. To perform a function; work:
      2. To perform surgery.
      3. To exert an influence:
      1. To move or travel; proceed:
      2. To move away from a place; depart:
      3. To pursue a certain course:
      1. A person's role or occupation:
      2. The physiological activity of an organ or body part:
      3. A procedure within an application.
    See also:

    thrive

  16. To perceive and recognize the meaning of

      1. Perception; understanding:
      2. Range of vision.
      3. View; sight.
      1. A young shoot representing the current season's growth of a woody plant.
      2. Any small, leafless branch of a woody plant.
      1. To break up, turn over, or remove (earth or sand, for example), as with a shovel, spade, or snout, or with claws, paws or hands.
      2. To make or form by removing earth or other material:
      3. To prepare (soil) by loosening or cultivating.
      1. Well informed and perceptive; shrewd:
      2. Knowledgeable or proficient. Often used in combination:
      3. Practical understanding or shrewdness:
      1. To become aware of the nature and significance of; know or comprehend:
      2. To become aware of the intended meaning of (a person or remark, for example):
      3. To know and be tolerant or sympathetic toward:
      1. The act or an instance of swindling or cheating; a deception.
      1. Any of the faculties by which stimuli from outside or inside the body are received and felt, as the faculties of hearing, sight, smell, touch, taste, and equilibrium.
      2. A perception or feeling produced by a stimulus; sensation:
      3. The faculties of sensation as means of providing physical gratification and pleasure.
      1. To perceive with the eye:
      2. To detect by means analogous to use of the eye:
      3. To attend or view as a spectator:
      1. To examine and grasp the meaning of (written or printed characters, words, or sentences).
      2. To utter or render aloud (written or printed material):
      3. To have the ability to examine and grasp the meaning of (written or printed material in a given language or notation):
      1. To draw up (a document etc.), to designate (a cheque) to a given recipient, payee. [from 15th c.]
      2. To discern; to manage to see, hear etc. [from 16th c.]
      3. (now chiefly US, regional, intransitive) To manage, get along; to do (well, badly etc.). [from 17th c.]
      1. To take hold of or seize firmly with the hand, the foot, another body part, or an instrument:
      2. To hold with the arms; embrace.
      3. To take hold of intellectually; comprehend.
      1. To come into possession or use of; receive:
      2. To meet with or incur:
      3. To go after and obtain:
      1. To come or go after; proceed behind:
      2. To go after in pursuit:
      3. To keep under surveillance:
      1. A unit of length equal to 6 feet (1.83 meters), used principally in the measurement and specification of marine depths.
      2. To penetrate to the meaning or nature of; comprehend.
      3. To determine the depth of; sound.
      1. To become pregnant with (offspring):
      2. To form or develop in the mind:
      3. To apprehend mentally; understand:
      1. To take in the meaning, nature, or importance of; grasp.
      2. To have as part of something larger; encompass or include.
      1. A device used to determine geographic direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle or needles horizontally mounted or suspended and free to pivot until aligned with the earth's magnetic field.
      2. Another device, such as a radio compass or a gyrocompass, used for determining geographic direction.
      3. A V-shaped device for describing circles or circular arcs and for taking measurements, consisting of a pair of rigid, end-hinged legs, one of which is equipped with a pen, pencil, or other marker and the other with a sharp point providing a pivot about which the drawing leg is turned.
      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
      1. To take into custody; arrest:
      2. To grasp mentally; understand:
      3. To become conscious of, as through the emotions or senses; perceive:
      1. To answer affirmatively:
      2. To agree to take (a duty or responsibility).
      3. To receive (something offered), especially with gladness or approval:
  17. To understand in a particular way

      1. To examine and grasp the meaning of (written or printed characters, words, or sentences).
      2. To utter or render aloud (written or printed material):
      3. To have the ability to examine and grasp the meaning of (written or printed material in a given language or notation):
      1. To explain the meaning of:
      2. To understand the significance of; construe:
      3. To present or conceptualize the meaning of by means of art or criticism:
      1. To understand or explain the meaning of (something), especially in a particular way; interpret:
      2. To analyze the structure of (a clause or sentence).
      3. To use syntactically:
    See also:

    understand

  18. To cause to come along with oneself

      1. To move or carry (goods, for example) from one place to another; convey.
      2. To cause to feel strong emotion, especially joy; carry away; enrapture.
      3. To send abroad to a penal colony; deport.
      1. To come or go after and take or bring back:
      2. To cause to come.
      3. To bring in as a price:
      1. To take or carry from one place to another; transport.
      2. To serve as a medium of transmission for; transmit:
      3. To communicate or make known; impart:
      1. To hold or support while moving; bear:
      2. To move or take from one place to another; transport:
      3. To escort or accompany.
      1. To carry, convey, lead, or cause to go along to another place:
      2. To carry as an attribute or contribution:
      3. To lead or force into a specified state, situation, or location:
      1. To carry (something) on one's person from one place to another:
      2. To move from one place to another while containing or supporting (something); convey or transport:
      3. To cause to move by or with steady pressure; push:
    See also:

    accompanied

  19. To move (something) from a position occupied

    See also:

    move

  20. To take away (a quantity) from another quantity.

    See also:

    increase

  21. To get money or something else from by deceitful trickery

      1. To pierce or wound painfully with a sharp-pointed structure or organ, as that of certain insects.
      2. To cause to feel a sharp, smarting pain:
      3. To cause to suffer keenly in the mind or feelings:
      1. A branch or stem that has fallen or been cut from a tree or shrub.
      2. A piece of wood, such as a tree branch, that is used for fuel, cut for lumber, or shaped for a specific purpose.
      3. A wand, staff, baton, or rod.
      1. To deprive (another) of something by fraud; cheat or swindle.
      2. A fraud or swindle.
      3. One who defrauds; a swindler.
      1. To perform or execute; carry out:
      2. To fulfill the requirements of:
      3. To perform the tasks or behaviors typically associated with (something), especially as part of one's character or normal duties:
      1. To make neat or tidy by clipping, smoothing, or pruning:
      2. To remove the excess or unwanted parts from:
      3. To remove (excess or unwanted parts):
      1. Nonsense; humbug.
      2. A deception; a swindle.
      3. To swindle; cheat.
      1. A metal tool with a sharp beveled edge, used to cut and shape stone, wood, or metal.
      2. To shape or cut with a chisel.
      3. To cheat or swindle.
      1. To injure or kill.
      2. To cheat or defraud.
      1. To cheat or defraud of money or property.
      2. To obtain by fraudulent means:
      3. To practice fraud as a means of obtaining money or property.
      1. A Eurasian corvid (Corvus frugilegus) having black plumage with a patch of bare skin around the base of the bill, and nesting in colonies near the tops of trees.
      2. A swindler or cheat, especially at games.
      3. To swindle; cheat:
      1. A penalty such as a fine.
      2. To penalize by fining or demanding forfeiture.
      3. To take (something) from another person by means of unseemly or deceptive methods.
      1. Any of various chiefly coastal seabirds of the family Laridae, having long wings, webbed feet, a thick, slightly hooked beak, and usually gray and white plumage.
      1. To take something from by fraud; swindle:
      1. To mislead by means of a petty trick or fraud; deceive.
      2. To persuade or induce to do something by cajoling or wheedling.
      3. To obtain by deceit or persuasion.
      1. To deceive by trickery; swindle:
      2. To deprive by trickery; defraud:
      3. To mislead; fool:
      1. To defraud, cheat, or swindle:
      2. To evade payment of:
      3. To thwart or frustrate:
    See also:

    honest

Noun
  1. The amount of money collected as admission, especially to a sporting event

      1. A structure that can be swung, drawn, or lowered to block an entrance or a passageway.
      2. An opening in a wall or fence for entrance or exit.
      3. The structure surrounding such an opening, such as the monumental or fortified entrance to a palace or walled city.
      1. A booth, as in a theater or stadium, where tickets are sold.
      2. The drawing power of a theatrical entertainment or of a performer; popular appeal.
      3. A factor influencing this power:
    See also:

    money

  2. A trying to do or make something

      1. Qualitative or quantitative analysis of a metal or ore to determine its components.
      2. A substance to be so analyzed.
      3. The result of such an analysis.
      1. The firing or discharge of a weapon, such as a gun.
      2. The distance over which something is shot; the range.
      3. An attempt to hit a target with a projectile:
      1. To make an effort to do or accomplish (something); attempt:
      2. To taste, sample, or otherwise test in order to determine strength, effect, worth, or desirability:
      3. To make an effort to open (a closed door or window).
      1. A proceeding in which opposing parties in a dispute present evidence and make arguments on the application of the law before a judge or jury:
      2. An instance of such a proceeding:
      3. The act or process of testing, trying, or putting to the proof:
      1. To pierce or wound with or as if with a pointed weapon.
      2. To plunge (a pointed weapon or instrument) into something.
      3. To make a thrusting or poking motion at or into:
      1. To present for acceptance or rejection; proffer:
      2. To put forward for consideration; propose:
      3. To present in order to meet a need or satisfy a requirement:
      1. To move or travel; proceed:
      2. To move away from a place; depart:
      3. To pursue a certain course: