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Definizione monolingua e traduzione take



Inglese grammatica

take


Verb

take (third-person singular simple present takes, present participle taking, simple past took, past participle taken)


  1. (transitive) To grasp with the hands.
  2. (transitive) To grab and move to oneself.
    I’ll take that plate off the table.
  3. (transitive) To get into ones possession.
  4. (transitive) To accept.
    Do you take sugar in your coffee?
    We take all major credit cards.
  5. (transitive, military) To gain a position by force.
    After a bloody battle, they were able to take the city.
  6. (transitive) To have sex forcefully with, possibly without consent.
    The rapist took his victims in dark alleys.
  7. (transitive) To carry, particularly to a particular destination.
    Ill take the plate with me.
  8. (transitive) To choose.
    Ill take the blue plates.
  9. (transitive) To support or carry without failing or breaking.
    That truck bed will only take two tons.
  10. (transitive) To endure or cope with.
    I can take the noise, but I cant take the smell.
  11. (transitive, baseball) To not swing at a pitch
    He’ll probably take this one.
  12. (transitive) To ingest medicine, drugs, etc.
    I take aspirin every day to thin my blood.
  13. (transitive, often with “for”) To assume or interpret to be.
    Do you take me for a fool?
    I take it youre not going?
    Looking at him as he came into the room, I took him for his father.
    He was often taken to be a man of means.
  14. (transitive) To enroll (in a class, or a course of study).
    I plan to take math, physics, literature and flower arrangement this semester.
  15. (transitive) To participate in, undergo, or experience.
    Arent you supposed to take your math final today?
    When will you take your vacation?
    I had to take a pee.
  16. (transitive, climbing) To tighten (take up) a belaying rope. Often used imperatively.
  17. (transitive) To fight or attempt to fight somebody. (See also take on.)
    Dont try to take that guy. Hes bigger than you.
  18. (intransitive) To stick, persist, thrive or remain.
    I started some tomato seeds last spring, but they didnt take.
  19. (intransitive) To become.
    They took ill within 3 hours.
    She took sick with the flu.
  20. (transitive, cricket) To catch the ball; especially for the wicket-keeper to catch the ball after the batsman has missed or edged it.
  21. (transitive) To require.
    Looks like its gonna take a taller person to get that down.
    Finishing this on schedule will take a lot of overtime.
  22. (transitive, photography) To capture using a photographic camera.
    The photographer took a picture of our family.
  23. (transitive) To last or expend [an amount of time].
    I estimate the trip will take about ten minutes.
  24. (transitive) To use
    Lets take the bus today.
    This camera takes 35mm film.
  25. (transitive) To consider as an instance or example.
    Ive had a lot of problems recently. Take last Monday. The car broke down on the way to work. Then ...etc.
  26. (obsolete, transitive) To deliver, give (something); to entrust.
    • 1485, Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book XIII:
      Now brynge me youre shylde that I toke you whan ye wente into batayle ayenst Kyng Tholome.
    • 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Matthew XXIII:
      Jesus perceaved there wylynes, and sayde: Why tempte ye me ye ypocrytes? lett me se the tribute money. And they toke hym a peny.
  27. (reflexive) To go.
    • 2007, Edwin Mullins, The Popes of Avignon, Blue Bridge 2008, p. 59:
      Nicholas then took himself to Avignon where in August 1330 he formally renounced his claim to the papacy.
  28. (intransitive) To habituate to or gain competency at a task
    I take to swimming like a fish.
Noun

take (plural takes)


  1. An act of taking.
  2. Something that is taken.
  3. A (1) profit, (2) reward, (3) bribe, illegal payoff or unethical kickback.
    (1) & (2): He wants half of the take if he helps with the job.
    (3) The mayor is on the take.
  4. An interpretation or view; perspective.
    What’s your take on this issue, Fred?
  5. (film) An attempt to record a scene.
    It’s a take.
    Act seven, scene three, take two.
  6. (rugby) A catch.
  7. (acting) A facial gesture in response to an event.
    I did a take when I saw the new car in the driveway.
  8. (cricket) A catch of the ball, especially by the wicket-keeper.
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