take

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Inflections of 'take' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
takes
v 3rd person singular
taken
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
took
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
taken
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: part or share - slang
Synonyms:
part , share , cut , proceeds, profit , earnings , pay , fair share, portion , winnings
Sense: Noun: something seized - slang
Synonyms:
haul , swag (slang), booty (slang), catch , loot , spoils, stolen goods, treasure
Sense: Noun: scene filmed or televised
Synonyms:
shot , scene , sequence , filming, recording , go (informal)
Sense: Verb: seize
Synonyms:
appropriate , pocket , carry off, seize , rustle, steal , snatch , grab , nab (slang), run off with, make off with (informal), kidnap , abduct, take sth for yourself
Sense: Verb: collect
Synonyms:
gather up, accept , reap , receive , collect , glean, harvest , pick up, fetch , bag , net
Sense: Verb: catch
Synonyms:
seize , capture , grab , get hold of, catch , apprehend, grasp , clutch , arrest , get (informal), nab (slang)
Sense: Verb: acquire
Synonyms:
win , attain , acquire, obtain, gain , receive , get (informal), earn , secure , buy , purchase , land (informal), bag (informal), net (informal), walk off with
Sense: Verb: steal
Synonyms:
misappropriate, purloin, walk off with, run off with, steal , filch (informal), snitch (informal), pinch (informal), trouser (slang), swipe (slang), thieve, nick (UK, slang), half-inch (UK, regional, slang)
Sense: Verb: choose
Synonyms:
select , choose , decide on, have , opt for, go for (informal), plump for (informal), prefer
Sense: Verb: require
Synonyms:
require , demand , call for, necessitate, need
Sense: Verb: afflict
Synonyms:
seize , afflict, hit , lay sb low, overcome , overwhelm , incapacitate, take hold of, come over
Sense: Verb: record - followed by 'down'
Synonyms:
note , note down, make a note of, take a note of, write down, write , record , register , log
Sense: Verb: transport
Synonyms:
convey , deliver , carry , drive , bring , ferry , transport , transmit, haul , fetch , ship
Sense: Verb: captivate - usually passive
Synonyms:
charm , delight , appeal to, entertain , win over, grab (informal), amuse, captivate, fascinate, interest
Sense: Verb: rent - followed by 'out'
Synonyms:
lease , hire , charter , rent , take out a lease on, let (UK)
Sense: Verb: undergo
Synonyms:
bear , tolerate, weather , go through, get through, put up with (informal), stand , accept , suffer , endure , undergo , stand up to, withstand
Sense: Verb: respond or react to
Synonyms:
deal with, cope with, respond to, react to, greet , meet , bear , handle
Sense: Verb: consider
Synonyms:
regard , look upon, hold , consider , examine , weigh up, judge , see , deem , interpret, misinterpret, mistake , misconstrue
Sense: Verb: comprehend
Synonyms:
apprehend, grasp , get (informal), perceive , know , understand , comprehend , appreciate , see
Sense: Verb: lead or escort
Synonyms:
guide , steer , pilot , lead , usher , show sb the way, accompany, bring , chaperon, chaperone, walk , see , escort , attend , go with, come with
Sense: Verb: admit
Synonyms:
admit , take in, let in, allow in, welcome , give access to, receive , harbor , harbour (UK), shelter , accommodate , accept
Sense: Verb: enjoy
Synonyms:
take in, enjoy , indulge in, go on, have , make
Sense: Verb: adopt
Synonyms:
assume , adopt, take on, take up, appropriate , utilize, utilise (UK), use
Sense: Verb: enforce measures, action, etc.
Synonyms:
exert , exercise , practice , practise (UK), use , apply , put sth into practice, bring sth into force, enforce
Sense: Verb: travel by
Synonyms:
go by, catch , travel by, travel on a, go on a, hop on (informal), board
Sense: Verb: go on - a trip, vacation, etc.
Synonyms:
go on, make , embark on, embark upon, set out on, go for, spend
Sense: Verb: last
Synonyms:
last , go on for, carry on for, continue for, run for, have a duration of
Sense: Verb: seek - refuge, cover, etc.
Synonyms:
seek , look for, search for, try to find, go after (informal), hunt for
Sense: Verb: earn
Synonyms:
make , earn , gross , bring in, rake in (informal), net , make a profit of, get (informal), receive
Sense: Verb: experience - followed by 'in'
Synonyms:
sense , observe, be aware of, feel , experience , soak up, absorb
Sense: Verb: study a subject
Synonyms:
study , learn , do (informal), read (UK), take a course in, take lessons in, have lessons in
Sense: Verb: consume - pills, medicine, etc.
Synonyms:
consume , have , swallow , knock back (informal), ingest, dose yourself with, dose yourself up with, self-medicate with, medicate yourself with
Sense: Verb: cheat - informal
Synonyms:
take in (informal), trick , swindle , deceive , cheat , defraud, con (informal), have (slang), fool
Sense: Verb: occupy - a seat or role
Synonyms:
occupy , fill , assume , hold , have , inhabit
Sense: Verb: start to develop
Synonyms:
begin to grow, start to grow, grow , root , take root, take hold, develop , germinate, stick (informal), thrive
Sense: Noun: opinion
Synonyms:
opinion , view , viewpoint, point of view, angle , interpretation , thinking , hot take (slang), the way sb sees it

'take' also found in these entries:
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