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Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)


Noun Take has 2 senses

Verb Take has 42 senses


Takep. p. 
     Taken.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
Takev. t. [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. tēkan to touch; of uncertain origin.].
  •  In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands, or otherwise; to grasp; to get into one's hold or possession; to procure; to seize and carry away; to convey.  [1913 Webster]
    "This man was taken of the Jews."  [1913 Webster]
    "Men in their loose, unguarded hours they take;
    Not that themselves are wise, but others weak.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "They that come abroad after these showers are commonly taken with sickness."  [1913 Webster]
    "There he blasts the tree and takes the cattle
    And makes milch kine yield blood.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Neither let her take thee with her eyelids."  [1913 Webster]
    "Cleombroutus was so taken with this prospect, that he had no patience."  [1913 Webster]
    "I know not why, but there was a something in those half-seen features, -- a charm in the very shadow that hung over their imagined beauty, -- which took me more than all the outshining loveliness of her companions."  [1913 Webster]
    "Saul said, Cast lots between me and Jonathan my son. And Jonathan was taken."  [1913 Webster]
    "The violence of storming is the course which God is forced to take for the destroying . . . of sinners."  [1913 Webster]
    "This man always takes time . . . before he passes his judgments."  [1913 Webster]
    "Beauty alone could beauty take so right."  [1913 Webster]
    "The firm belief of a future judgment is the most forcible motive to a good life, because taken from this consideration of the most lasting happiness and misery."  [1913 Webster]
    "He took me certain gold, I wot it well."  [1913 Webster]
  •  In a somewhat passive sense, to receive; to bear; to endure; to acknowledge; to accept.  [1913 Webster]
    "Ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer."  [1913 Webster]
    "Let not a widow be taken into the number under threescore."  [1913 Webster]
    "You take me right."  [1913 Webster]
    "Charity, taken in its largest extent, is nothing else but the science love of God and our neighbor."  [1913 Webster]
    "[He] took that for virtue and affection which was nothing but vice in a disguise."  [1913 Webster]
    "You'd doubt his sex, and take him for a girl."  [1913 Webster]
    "I take thee at thy word."  [1913 Webster]
    "Yet thy moist clay is pliant to command; . . .
    Not take the mold.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To make a picture, photograph, or the like, of; as, to take a group or a scene.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  To give or deliver (a blow to); to strike; hit; as, he took me in the face; he took me a blow on the head.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
    "For now Troy's broad-wayed town
    He shall take in.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "The ancients took up experiments upon credit."  [1913 Webster]
    "One of his relations took him up roundly."  [1913 Webster]
    "Soon as the evening shades prevail,
    The moon takes up the wondrous tale.
    "  [1913 Webster]
Takev. i. 
  •  To take hold; to fix upon anything; to have the natural or intended effect; to accomplish a purpose; as, he was inoculated, but the virus did not take.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "When flame taketh and openeth, it giveth a noise."  [1913 Webster]
    "In impressions from mind to mind, the impression taketh, but is overcome . . . before it work any manifest effect."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To please; to gain reception; to succeed.  [1913 Webster]
    "Each wit may praise it for his own dear sake,
    And hint he writ it, if the thing should take.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To move or direct the course; to resort; to betake one's self; to proceed; to go; -- usually with to; as, the fox, being hard pressed, took to the hedge.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To admit of being pictured, as in a photograph; as, his face does not take well.  [1913 Webster]
To take after. (a) To learn to follow; to copy; to imitate; as, he takes after a good pattern. (b) To resemble; as, the son takes after his father. -- To take in with, to resort to. [Obs.] Bacon. -- To take on, to be violently affected; to express grief or pain in a violent manner. -- To take to. (a) To apply one's self to; to be fond of; to become attached to; as, to take to evil practices. “If he does but take to you, . . . you will contract a great friendship with him.” Walpole. (b) To resort to; to betake one's self to. “Men of learning, who take to business, discharge it generally with greater honesty than men of the world.” Addison. -- To take up. (a) To stop. [Obs.] “Sinners at last take up and settle in a contempt of religion.” Tillotson. (b) To reform. [Obs.] Locke. -- To take up with. (a) To be contended to receive; to receive without opposition; to put up with; as, to take up with plain fare. “In affairs which may have an extensive influence on our future happiness, we should not take up with probabilities.” I. Watts. (b) To lodge with; to dwell with. [Obs.] L'Estrange. -- To take with, to please. Bacon.
  •  That which is taken, such as the quantity of fish captured at one haul or catch, or the amouont of money collected during one event; as, the box-office take.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The quantity or copy given to a compositor at one time.  [1913 Webster]


Take, v. & n.
--v. (took; taken)
1 tr. lay hold of; get into one's hands.
2 tr. acquire, get possession of, capture, earn, or win.
3 tr. get the use of by purchase or formal agreement (take lodgings).
4 tr. (in a recipe) avail oneself of; use.
5 tr. use as a means of transport (took a taxi).
6 tr. regularly buy or subscribe to (a particular newspaper or periodical etc.).
7 tr. obtain after fulfilling the required conditions (take a degree).
8 tr. occupy (take a chair).
9 tr. make use of (take the next turning on the left).
10 tr. consume as food or medicine (took tea; took the pills).
11 intr. a be successful or effective (the inoculation did not take). b (of a plant, seed, etc.) begin to grow.
12 tr. require or use up (will only take a minute; these things take time).
13 tr. cause to come or go with one; convey (take the book home; the bus will take you all the way).
14 tr. remove; dispossess a person of (someone has taken my pen).
15 tr. catch or be infected with (fire or fever etc.).
16 tr. a experience or be affected by (take fright; take pleasure). b give play to (take comfort). c exert (take courage; take no notice).
17 tr. find out and note (a name and address; a person's temperature etc.) by enquiry or measurement.
18 tr. grasp mentally; understand (I take your point; I took you to mean yes).
19 tr. treat or regard in a specified way (took the news calmly; took it badly).
20 tr. (foll. by for) regard as being (do you take me for an idiot?).
21 tr. a accept (take the offer). b submit to (take a joke; take no nonsense; took a risk).
22 tr. choose or assume (took a different view; took a job; took the initiative).
23 tr. derive (takes its name from the inventor).
24 tr. (foll. by from) subtract (take 3 from 9).
25 tr. execute, make, or undertake; perform or effect (take notes; take an oath; take a decision; take a look).
26 tr. occupy or engage oneself in; indulge in; enjoy (take a rest; take exercise; take a holiday).
27 tr. conduct (took the school assembly).
28 tr. deal with in a certain way (took the corner too fast).
29 tr. a teach or be taught (a subject). b be examined in (a subject).
30 tr. make (a photograph) with a camera; photograph (a person or thing).
31 tr. use as an instance (let us take Napoleon).
32 tr. Gram. have or require as part of the appropriate construction (this verb takes an object).
33 tr. have sexual intercourse with (a woman).
34 tr. (in passive; foll. by by, with) be attracted or charmed by.
1 an amount taken or caught in one session or attempt etc.
2 a scene or sequence of film photographed continuously at one time.
3 esp. US takings, esp. money received at a theatre for seats.
4 Printing the amount of copy set up at one time.

be taken ill become ill, esp. suddenly. have what it takes colloq. have the necessary qualities etc. for success. take account of see ACCOUNT. take action see ACTION. take advantage of see ADVANTAGE. take advice see ADVICE. take after resemble (esp. a parent or ancestor). take against begin to dislike, esp. impulsively. take aim see AIM. take apart
1 dismantle.
2 colloq. beat or defeat. take aside see ASIDE. take as read accept without reading or discussing.
take away
1 remove or carry elsewhere.
2 subtract.
3 Brit. buy (food etc.) at a shop or restaurant for eating elsewhere. take-away Brit. attrib.adj. (of food) bought at a shop or restaurant for eating elsewhere.
1 an establishment selling this.
2 the food itself (let's get a take-away).
take back
1 retract (a statement).
2 convey (a person or thing) to his or her or its original position.
3 carry (a person) in thought to a past time.
4 Printing transfer to the previous line. take the biscuit (or bun or cake) colloq. be the most remarkable. take a bow see BOW(2). take care of see CARE. take a chance etc. see CHANCE.
take down
1 write down (spoken words).
2 remove (a structure) by separating it into pieces.
3 humiliate. take effect see EFFECT. take for granted see GRANT. take fright see FRIGHT. take from diminish; weaken; detract from. take heart be encouraged. take hold see HOLD(1). take-home pay the pay received by an employee after the deduction of tax etc. take ill (US sick) colloq. be taken ill.
take in
1 receive as a lodger etc.
2 undertake (work) at home.
3 make (a garment etc.) smaller.
4 understand (did you take that in?).
5 cheat (managed to take them all in).
6 include or comprise.
7 colloq. visit (a place) on the way to another (shall we take in Avebury?).
8 furl (a sail).
9 Brit. regularly buy (a newspaper etc.). take-in n. a deception.
take in hand
1 undertake; start doing or dealing with.
2 undertake the control or reform of (a person). take into account see ACCOUNT.
take it
1 (often foll. by that + clause) assume (I take it that you have finished).
2 colloq. endure a difficulty or hardship in a specified way (took it badly). take it easy see EASY. take it from me (or take my word for it) I can assure you. take it ill resent it. take it into one's head see HEAD. take it on one (or oneself) (foll. by to + infin.) venture or presume. take it or leave it (esp. in imper.) an expression of indifference or impatience about another's decision after making an offer.
take it out of
1 exhaust the strength of.
2 have revenge on. take it out on relieve one's frustration by attacking or treating harshly. take one's leave of see LEAVE(2). take a lot of (or some) doing be hard to do. take a person's name in vain see VAIN.
take off
1 a remove (clothing) from one's or another's body. b remove or lead away.
2 deduct (part of an amount).
3 depart, esp. hastily (took off in a fast car).
4 colloq. mimic humorously.
5 jump from the ground.
6 become airborne.
7 (of a scheme, enterprise, etc.) become successful or popular.
8 have (a period) away from work.
1 the act of becoming airborne.
2 an act of mimicking.
3 a place from which one jumps. take oneself off go away.
take on
1 undertake (work etc.).
2 engage (an employee).
3 be willing or ready to meet (an adversary in sport, argument, etc., esp. a stronger one).
4 acquire (a new meaning etc.).
5 colloq. show strong emotion. take orders see ORDER. take out 1 remove from within a place; extract.
2 escort on an outing.
3 get (a licence or summons etc.) issued.
4 US = take away 3.
5 Bridge remove (a partner or a partner's call) from a suit by bidding a different one or no trumps.
6 murder or destroy. take a person out of himself or herself make a person forget his or her worries.
take over
1 succeed to the management or ownership of.
2 take control.
3 Printing transfer to the next line. take-over n. the assumption of control (esp. of a business); the buying-out of one company by another. take part see PART. take place see PLACE. take a person's point see POINT. take shape assume a distinct form; develop into something definite. take sides see SIDE. take stock see STOCK. take the sun see SUN. take that! an exclamation accompanying a blow etc. take one's time not hurry.
take to
1 begin or fall into the habit of (took to smoking).
2 have recourse to.
3 adapt oneself to.
4 form a liking for. take to heart see HEART. take to one's heels see HEEL(1). take to pieces see PIECE. take the trouble see TROUBLE.
take up
1 become interested or engaged in (a pursuit).
2 adopt as a prot{eacute}g{eacute}.
3 occupy (time or space).
4 begin (residence etc.).
5 resume after an interruption.
6 interrupt or question (a speaker).
7 accept (an offer etc.).
8 shorten (a garment).
9 lift up.
10 absorb (sponges take up water).
11 take (a person) into a vehicle.
12 pursue (a matter etc.) further. take a person up on accept (a person's offer etc.). take up with begin to associate with.
takable adj. (also takeable).
OE tacan f. ON taka



v.t. To acquire, frequently by force but preferably by stealth.



OD, abduct, abide, absorb, abstract, accede, accede to, accept, accommodate, accompany, account as, accroach, acknowledge, acquire, act, admit, adopt, advocate, affect, agree to, allow for, allure, and, annex, annihilate, apply, appreciate, apprehend, appropriate, arrogate, ask, assault sexually, assent, assimilate, assume, astonish, astound, attract, avails, bag, bamboozle, be afraid, be agreeable, be blooded, be brought down, be felled, be seized of, be struck down, be successful, be traumatized, be with one, bear, bear with, beard, beat, beat it, become airborne, behave, believe, belittle, bewitch, bilk, blackmail, blast off, blaze, blaze up, blink at, board, bolt, boodle, book, boom shot, boost, booty, borrow, box office, brave, break bread, break out, bring, bring up, brook, burlesque, burn, burst into flame, buy, call for, capital gains, captivate, capture, caricature, carry, carry away, carry off, carry on, cart, catch, catch cold, catch fire, catch on, catch on fire, catch up, challenge, charm, chase, cheat, choose, chouse, chronicle, claim, clap hands on, clasp, claw, cleanup, clear, clear profit, clench, click, clinch, close-up, clutch, collapse, collar, combust, come by, come down with, come in for, come into, come off, commandeer, commissions, compass, comply, comprehend, comprise, con, conceive, conclude, condone, conduct, confiscate, connect, connive at, consent, consider, construe, consume, contain, contend against, continue, contract, convey, convoy, cop, copy, corral, count calories, court, cover, cozen, crave, credit, credits, crib, crook, cull, daresay, deal with, debase, decamp, deceive, deduce, deduct, deem, define, deflate, deflorate, deflower, defraud, degrade, deliver, demand, depart, deprecate, depreciate, derive, derive from, describe, deuce shot, devirginate, devour, diagnose, diddle, diet, dig, digest, diminish, disavow, discard, discount, disgrace, disparage, disposable income, disregard, dividend, dividends, divine, do, do the trick, document, doff, down, drag down, drain off, draw, draw back, draw from, draw off, dream, drink, dupe, earn, earned income, earnings, eat, effect, elect, embezzle, embrace, employ, enchant, encompass, end, endure, engage, enlist, enmesh, ensnare, entail, entangle, enter into possession, entertain, entrap, erupt, escort, espouse, establish, esteem, estimate, exact, expect, experience, express, expropriate, extort, extract, face, face the music, fall to, fancy, fare, farewell, fascinate, fathom, favor, feed, feed on, feel, ferry, fever, fiddle, fight, filch, fill up, filthy lucre, fit in, flame, flimflam, fly, fly off, follow, follow-focus shot, fool, foul, freight, full shot, function, gain, gains, gate, gate receipts, gather, get, get hold of, get the drift, get the idea, get the picture, gettings, gleanings, glom on to, go, go along with, go away, go great guns, go into shock, go off, go on with, go over, go over big, go through, go to town, gobble up, grab, grab hold of, graduate, graft, grant, grapple, grasp, grip, gripe, gross, gross income, gross profit, gross receipts, group shot, guess, guide, gull, gulp down, gyp, hack, handle, harpoon, harrow, harvest, haul, have, have a hunch, have an idea, have an impression, have an inkling, have coming in, have it taped, have recourse to, have the idea, hire, hit the road, hoard, hold, hold as, hoodwink, hook, hot goods, hug, humble, humiliate, hunger, ignore, imagine, imbibe, imitate, implicate, imply, impose upon, include, income, infer, infringe, ingest, inhale, inherit, intake, interest, interpret, involve, judge, ken, kill, killing, kinescope, knock off, knock under, know, knuckle down, knuckle under, lampoon, land, lasso, lay hands on, lay hold of, lead, lead to, learn, lease, leave, leave unavenged, let, let be, let in, let it go, liberate, lift, lift off, like, live with it, lodge, long shot, look like, look upon as, loot, lower, lucre, lug, lure, magnetize, maintain, make, make a hit, make allowances for, make for, make off with, make use of, makings, manhandle, mark, master, matte shot, meal, medium shot, meet with success, mesh, mimic, misappropriate, mock, motion picture, mulct, nab, nail, neat profit, necessitate, need, net, net income, net profit, net receipts, nick, nip, nip up, noose, not resist, note, obey, obtain, occupy, operate, opine, oppose, opt for, output, overcharge, overdose, overhaul, overlook, overtake, pack, palm, pan shot, panoramic shot, paper profits, parody, partake, partake of, pass, pass over, peculate, peel off, pelf, perceive, percentage, perform, perk, perks, perquisite, pick, pick up, pickings, pilfer, pillage, pinch, pirate, pitch in, plagiarize, play, plunder, poach, pocket, pocket the affront, pork barrel, possess, possess sexually, preempt, prefer, prefigure, prehend, presume, presuppose, presurmise, prevail, prize, proceeds, process shot, procure, produce, profit, profits, prosper, provisionally accept, public till, public trough, pull down, purchase, purloin, pursue, put down, put forth, put in writing, put into effect, put up with, quaff, qualify, quarter, raise, rake-off, rap shot, rape, ravish, reach, react, read, read into, realize, reap, recant, receipt, receipts, receivables, receive, reckon, record, regard, regard with indulgence, relent, relish, remind one of, remove, rent, repudiate, repute, require, resemble, reserve, resign, resort to, resume, retain, retake, retract, return, returns, revenue, rip off, rival, rob, rope, royalties, run a temperature, run after, run away with, run for, rustle, sack, satirize, savor, savvy, say, score, scram, scrounge, secure, see, seize, seize the meaning, seizure, select, send up, sense, sequester, serve, set down, set down as, shame, shock, shoplift, shot, sicken, simulate, single out, skedaddle, snag, snap up, snare, snatch, sniggle, snitch, spear, split, spoil, spoils, spoils of office, sponsor, spoof, squeeze, stand, startle, steal, stealings, stick, stolen goods, stomach, store, strike, strip off, study, submit, submit to, subsume, subtract, succeed, succumb, suffer, support, suppose, surmise, surprise, survive, suspect, swag, swallow, swallow an insult, swallow it, swallow the pill, swindle, swipe, tackle, take aback, take after, take away, take back, take by assault, take by storm, take down, take effect, take for, take for granted, take from, take hold, take hold of, take ill, take in, take it, take it that, take off, take on, take out, take over, take possession, take possession of, take to, take to be, take to mean, take up, take-in, takings, tangle, tangle up with, taste, terminate, thieve, think, till, tolerate, torment, tote, transcribe, transport, trap, travel shot, travesty, treat, trick, trow, trucking shot, turn aside provocation, turn to, undergo, understand, understand by, undertake, unearned income, use, use up, vie with, view as, violate, voice, waft, walk off with, wealth, weather, ween, whip up, whisk, wile, win, wing, wink at, winnings, wipe out, withdraw, withstand, wolf, woo, work, work well, work wonders, write down, yield, zoom shot




VB succeed, be successful, gain one's end, gain one's ends, crown with success, gain a point, attain a point, carry a point, secure a point, win a point, win an object, get there, manage to, contrive to, accomplish, do wonders, work wonders, make a go of it, come off well, come off successful, come off with flying colors, make short work of, take by storm, carry by storm, bear away the bell, win one's wings, win one's spurs, win the battle, win the day, carry the day, gain the day, gain the prize, gain the palm, have the best of it, have it all one's own way, have the game in one's owns hands, have the ball at one's feet, have one on the hop, walk over the course, carry all before one, remain in possession of the field, score a success, speed, make progress, win one's way, make one's way, work one's way, find one's way, strive to some purpose, prosper, drive a roaring trade, make profit, reap the fruits, gather the fruits, reap the benefit of, reap the harvest, strike oil, gain a windfall, make one's fortune, get in the harvest, turn to good account, turn to account, triumph, be triumphant, gain a victory, obtain a victory, gain an advantage, chain victory to one's car, nail a coonskin to the wall, surmount a difficulty, overcome a difficulty, get over a difficulty, get over an obstacle, se tirer d'affaire, make head against, stem the torrent, stem the tide, stem the current, weather the storm, weather a point, turn a corner, keep one's head above water, tide over, master, get the better of, have the better of, gain the better of, gain the best of, gain the upper hand, gain the ascendancy, gain the whip hand, gain the start of, distance, surpass, defeat, conquer, vanquish, discomfit, euchre, overcome, overthrow, overpower, overmaster, overmatch, overset, override, overreach, outwit, outdo, outflank, outmaneuver, outgeneral, outvote, take the wind out of one's adversary's sails, beat, beat hollow, rout, lick, drub, floor, worst, put down, put to flight, put to the rout, put hors de combat, put out of court, silence, quell, nonsuit, checkmate, upset, confound, nonplus, stalemate, trump, baffle, circumvent, elude, trip up, trip up the heels of, drive into a corner, drive to the wall, run hard, put one's nose out of joint, settle, do for, break the neck of, break the back of, capsize, sink, shipwreck, drown, swamp, subdue, subjugate, reduce, make the enemy bite the dust, victimize, roll in the dust, trample under foot, put an extinguisher upon, answer, answer the purpose, avail, prevail, take effect, do, turn out well, work well, take, tell, bear fruit, hit it, hit the mark, hit the right nail on the head, nick it, turn up trumps, make a hit, find one's account in.


VB acquire, get, gain, win, earn, obtain, procure, gather, collect, pick, pickup, glean, find, come upon, pitch upon, light upon, scrape up, scrape together, get in, reap and carry, net, bag, sack, bring home, secure, derive, draw, get in the harvest, profit, make profit, draw profit, turn a quick profit, turn to profit, turn to account, make capital out of, make money by, obtain a return, reap the fruits of, reap an advantage, gain an advantage, turn a penny, turn an honest penny, make the pot boil, bring grist to the mill, make money, coin money, raise money, raise funds, raise the wind, fill one's pocket, treasure up, realize, clear, produce, take, get back, recover, regain, retrieve, revendicate, replevy, redeem, come by one's own, come by, come in for, receive, inherit, step into a fortune, step into the shoes of, succeed to, get hold of, get between one's finger and thumb, get into one's hand, get at, take possession, come into possession, enter into possession, be profitable, pay, answer, accrue.


VB receive, take, acquire, admit, take in, catch, touch, pocket, put into one's pocket, put into one's purse, accept, take off one's hands, be received, come in, come to hand, pass into one's hand, fall into one's hand, go into one's pocket, fall to one's lot, fall to one's share, come to one, fall to one, accrue, have given to one.


VB borrow, desume, hire, rent, farm, take a lease, take a demise, take by the hour, take by the mile, take by the year, hire by the hour, hire by the mile, hire by the year, adopt, apply, appropriate, imitate, make use of, take, raise money, take up money, raise the wind, fly a kite, borrow from Peter to pay Paul, run into debt, replevy.


N taking, reception, deglutition, appropriation, prehension, prensation, capture, caption, apprehension, deprehension, abreption, seizure, expropriation, abduction, ablation, subtraction, withdrawal, abstraction, ademption, adrolepsy, dispossession, deprivation, deprivement, bereavement, divestment, disherison, distraint, distress, sequestration, confiscation, eviction, rapacity, rapaciousness, extortion, vampirism, theft, resumption, reprise, reprisal, recovery, clutch, swoop, wrench, grip, haul, take, catch, scramble, taker, captor, subduction, taking, privative, prehensile, predaceous, predal, predatory, predatorial, lupine, rapacious, raptorial, ravenous, parasitic, bereft, at one fell swoop, give an inch and take an ell.

VB take, catch, hook, nab, bag, sack, pocket, put into one's pocket, receive, accept, reap, crop, cull, pluck, gather, draw, appropriate, expropriate, impropriate, assume, possess oneself of, take possession of, commandeer, lay one's hands on, clap one's hands on, help oneself to, make free with, dip one's hands into, lay under contribution, intercept, scramble for, deprive of, take away, carry away, bear away, take off, carry off, bear off, adeem, abstract, hurry off with, run away with, abduct, steal, ravish, seize, pounce upon, spring upon, swoop to, swoop down upon, take by storm, take by assault, snatch, reave, snap up, nip up, whip up, catch up, kidnap, crimp, capture, lay violent hands on, get hold of, lay hold of, take hold of, catch hold of, lay fast hold of, take firm hold of, lay by the heels, take prisoner, fasten upon, grip, grapple, embrace, gripe, clasp, grab, clutch, collar, throttle, take by the throat, claw, clinch, clench, make sure of, catch at, jump at, make a grab at, snap at, snatch at, reach, make a long arm, stretch forth one's hand, take from, take away from, disseize, deduct, retrench, dispossess, ease one of, snatch from one's grasp, tear from, tear away from, wrench from, wrest from, wring from, extort, deprive of, bereave, disinherit, cut off with a shilling, oust, divest, levy, distrain, confiscate, sequester, sequestrate, accroach, usurp, despoil, strip, fleece, shear, displume, impoverish, eat out of house and home, drain, drain to the dregs, gut, dry, exhaust, swallow up, absorb, draw off, suck the blood of, suck like a leech, retake, resume, recover.


VB receive, take money, draw from, derive from, acquire, take, bring in, yield, afford, pay, return, accrue.


VB cause pleasure, produce pleasure, create pleasure, give pleasure, afford pleasure, procure pleasure, offer pleasure, present pleasure, yield pleasure, please, charm, delight, becharm, imparadise, gladden, take, captivate, fascinate, enchant, entrance, enrapture, transport, bewitch, enravish, bless, beatify, satisfy, gratify, desire, slake, satiate, quench, indulge, humor, flatter, tickle, tickle the palate, regale, refresh, enliven, treat, amuse, take one's fancy, tickle one's fancy, hit one's fancy, meet one's wishes, win the heart, gladden the heart, rejoice the heart, warm the cockles of the heart, do one's heart good, attract, allure, stimulate, interest, make things pleasant, popularize, gild the pill, sugar-coat the pill, sweeten.


VB eat, feed, fare, devour, swallow, take, gulp, bolt, snap, fall to, despatch, dispatch, discuss, take down, get down, gulp down, lay in, tuck in, lick, pick, peck, gormandize, bite, champ, munch, cranch, craunch, crunch, chew, masticate, nibble, gnaw, mumble, live on, feed upon, batten upon, fatten upon, feast upon, browse, graze, crop, regale, carouse, eat heartily, do justice to, play a good knife and fork, banquet, break bread, break one's fast, breakfast, lunch, dine, take tea, sup, drink in, drink up, drink one's fill, quaff, sip, sup, suck, suck up, lap, swig, swill, chugalug, tipple, empty one's glass, drain the cup, toss off, toss one's glass, wash down, crack a bottle, wet one's whistle, purvey.


VB believe, credit, give faith to, give credit to, credence to, see, realize, assume, receive, set down for, take for, have it, take it, consider, esteem, presume, count upon, depend upon, calculate upon, pin one's faith upon, reckon upon, lean upon, build upon, rely upon, rest upon, lay one's account for, make sure of, make oneself easy about, on that score, take on trust, take on credit, take for granted, take for gospel, allow some weight to, attach some weight to, know, know for certain, have know, make no doubt, doubt not, be, rest assured, persuade oneself, assure oneself, satisfy oneself, make up one's mind, give one credit for, confide in, believe in, put one's trust in, place in, repose in, implicit confidence in, take one's word for, at one's word, place reliance on, rely upon, swear by, regard to, think, hold, take, take it, opine, be of opinion, conceive, trow, ween, fancy, apprehend, have it, hold a belief, possess, entertain a belief, adopt a belief, imbibe a belief, embrace a belief, get hold of a belief, hazard, foster, nurture a belief, cherish a belief, have an opinion, hold an opinion, possess, entertain an opinion, adopt an opinion, imbibe an opinion, embrace an opinion, get hold of an opinion, hazard an opinion, foster an opinion, nurture an opinion, cherish an opinion, view as, consider as, take as, hold as, conceive as, regard as, esteem as, deem as, look upon as, account as, set down as, surmise, get it into one's head, take it into one's head, come round to an opinion, swallow, cause to be believed, satisfy, persuade, have the ear of, gain the confidence of, assure, convince, convict, convert, wean, bring round, bring over, win over, indoctrinate, cram down the throat, produce conviction, carry conviction, bring home to, drive home to, go down, find credence, pass current, be received, be current, possess, take hold of, take possession of the mind.


VB know, ken, scan, wot, wot aware, be aware of, ween, weet, trow, have, possess, conceive, apprehend, comprehend, take, realize, understand, savvy, appreciate, fathom, make out, recognize, discern, perceive, see, get a sight-of, experience, know full well, have some knowledge of, possess some knowledge of, be au courant, have in one's head, have at one' fingers ends, know by heart, know by rote, be master of, connaitre le dessous des cartes, know what's what, see one's way, discover, come to one's knowledge.


VB be intelligible, speak for itself, speak volumes, tell its own tale, lie on the surface, render intelligible, popularize, simplify, clear up, elucidate, understand, comprehend, take, take in, catch, grasp, follow, collect, master, make out, see with half an eye, see daylight, see one's way, enter into the ideas of, come to an understanding.

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