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Idioms for take

Origin of take

First recorded before 1100; Middle English taken, tacke “to grip, take, strike, lay hold of, grasp,” late Old English tacan “to grasp, touch, grab,” from Old Norse taka “to take, grab, grasp”; cognate with West Frisian take “to take, grab, steal,” Middle Dutch taken “to grasp,” Gothic tekan “to touch”; perhaps akin to Latin tangere to touch”

synonym study for take

1. See bring.

OTHER WORDS FROM take

tak·a·ble, take·a·ble, adjectivetaker, nounun·tak·a·ble, adjectiveun·take·a·ble, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH take

bring, take (see synonym study at bring)
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Example sentences from the Web for take

British Dictionary definitions for take (1 of 2)

take1
/ (teɪk) /

verb takes, taking, took or taken (mainly tr)

noun

Derived forms of take

takable or takeable, adjective

Word Origin for take

Old English tacan, from Old Norse taka; related to Gothic tekan to touch

British Dictionary definitions for take (2 of 2)

take2
/ (ˈtɑːkɪ) /

noun

NZ a topic or cause

Word Origin for take

Māori
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Idioms and Phrases with take

take

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