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Synonyms for take

Synonyms for (noun) take

Synonyms: take Definition: the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

Similar words: motion-picture photography, filming, cinematography Definition: the act of making a film

Synonyms: proceeds, return, yield, payoff, take, takings, issue Definition: the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property Usage: the average return was about 5%

Similar words: income Definition: the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time

Synonyms for (verb) take

Synonyms: take, contract, get Definition: be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness Usage: He got AIDS; She came down with pneumonia; She took a chill

Similar words: sicken, come down Definition: get sick Usage: She fell sick last Friday, and now she is in the hospital

Synonyms: take Definition: ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial Usage: take a pulse; A reading was taken of the earth's tremors

Similar words: incur, get, obtain, receive, find Definition: receive a specified treatment (abstract) Usage: These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation; His movie received a good review; I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions

Synonyms: acquire, adopt, assume, take, take on Definition: take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect Usage: His voice took on a sad tone; The story took a new turn; he adopted an air of superiority; She assumed strange manners; The gods assume human or animal form in these fables

Similar words: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: take Definition: be seized or affected in a specified way Usage: take sick; be taken drunk

Similar words: become, go, get Definition: enter or assume a certain state or condition Usage: He became annoyed when he heard the bad news; It must be getting more serious; her face went red with anger; She went into ecstasy; Get going!

Synonyms: read, take Definition: interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression Usage: I read this address as a satire; How should I take this message?; You can't take credit for this!

Similar words: construe, see, interpret Definition: make sense of; assign a meaning to Usage: What message do you see in this letter?; How do you interpret his behavior?

Synonyms: take, submit Definition: accept or undergo, often unwillingly Usage: We took a pay cut

Similar words: undergo Definition: pass through Usage: The chemical undergoes a sudden change; The fluid undergoes shear; undergo a strange sensation

Synonyms: select, choose, take, pick out Definition: pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives Usage: Take any one of these cards; Choose a good husband for your daughter; She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her

Similar words: make up one's mind, determine, decide Definition: reach, make, or come to a decision about something Usage: We finally decided after lengthy deliberations

Synonyms: take, look at, consider, deal Definition: take into consideration for exemplifying purposes Usage: Take the case of China; Consider the following case

Similar words: think about Definition: have on one's mind, think about actively Usage: I'm thinking about my friends abroad; She always thinks about her children first

Synonyms: exact, claim, take Definition: take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs Usage: the accident claimed three lives; The hard work took its toll on her

Similar words: take, necessitate, need, ask, require, postulate, call for, involve, demand Definition: require as useful, just, or proper Usage: It takes nerve to do what she did; success usually requires hard work; This job asks a lot of patience and skill; This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice; This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert; This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent

Synonyms: claim, take Definition: lay claim to; as of an idea Usage: She took credit for the whole idea

Similar words: swan, swear, verify, affirm, assert, aver, avow Definition: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true Usage: Before God I swear I am innocent

Synonyms: take, shoot, film Definition: make a film or photograph of something Usage: take a scene; shoot a movie

Similar words: record, put down, enter Definition: make a record of; set down in permanent form

Synonyms: take Definition: obtain by winning Usage: Winner takes all; He took first prize

Similar words: win Definition: be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious Usage: He won the Gold Medal in skating; Our home team won; Win the game

Synonyms: aim, direct, take, take aim, train Definition: point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards Usage: Please don't aim at your little brother!; He trained his gun on the burglar; Don't train your camera on the women; Take a swipe at one's opponent

Similar words: position Definition: cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation

Synonyms: have, take Definition: have sex with; archaic use Usage: He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable

Similar words: make love, make out, jazz, lie with, know, love, fuck, sleep together, sleep with, roll in the hay, screw, bonk, bang, be intimate, bed, eff, do it, hump, have a go at it, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, have sex, get it on, get laid Definition: have sexual intercourse with Usage: This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm; Adam knew Eve; Were you ever intimate with this man?

Synonyms: take Definition: travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route Usage: He takes the bus to work; She takes Route 1 to Newark

Similar words: use, utilise, utilize, employ, apply Definition: put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose Usage: use your head!; we only use Spanish at home; I can't use this tool; Apply a magnetic field here; This thinking was applied to many projects; How do you utilize this tool?; I apply this rule to get good results; use the plastic bags to store the food; He doesn't know how to use a computer

Synonyms: drive, take Definition: proceed along in a vehicle Usage: We drive the turnpike to work

Similar words: pass over, track, traverse, cover, cross, cut across, cut through, get across, get over Definition: travel across or pass over Usage: The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day

Synonyms: strike, take, take up, assume Definition: occupy or take on Usage: He assumes the lotus position; She took her seat on the stage; We took our seats in the orchestra; She took up her position behind the tree; strike a pose

Similar words: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: take, make Definition: head into a specified direction Usage: The escaped convict took to the hills; We made for the mountains

Similar words: head Definition: to go or travel towards Usage: where is she heading; We were headed for the mountains

Synonyms: bring, convey, take Definition: take something or somebody with oneself somewhere Usage: Bring me the box from the other room; Take these letters to the boss; This brings me to the main point

Similar words: transport, carry Definition: move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body Usage: You must carry your camping gear; carry the suitcases to the car; This train is carrying nuclear waste; These pipes carry waste water into the river

Synonyms: take Definition: experience or feel or submit to Usage: Take a test; Take the plunge

Similar words: receive, experience, get, have Definition: go through (mental or physical states or experiences) Usage: get an idea; experience vertigo; get nauseous; receive injuries; have a feeling

Synonyms: take Definition: buy, select Usage: I'll take a pound of that sausage

Similar words: purchase, buy Definition: obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction Usage: The family purchased a new car; The conglomerate acquired a new company; She buys for the big department store

Synonyms: charter, take, lease, hire, engage, rent Definition: engage for service under a term of contract Usage: We took an apartment on a quiet street; Let's rent a car; Shall we take a guide in Rome?

Similar words: acquire, get Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work

Synonyms: subscribe, subscribe to, take Definition: receive or obtain regularly Usage: We take the Times every day

Similar words: purchase, buy Definition: obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction Usage: The family purchased a new car; The conglomerate acquired a new company; She buys for the big department store

Synonyms: have, take, accept Definition: receive willingly something given or offered Usage: The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter; I won't have this dog in my house!; Please accept my present

Similar words: acquire, get Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work

Synonyms: accept, admit, take, take on Definition: admit into a group or community Usage: accept students for graduate study; We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member

Similar words: have, take, accept Definition: receive willingly something given or offered Usage: The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter; I won't have this dog in my house!; Please accept my present

Synonyms: take, occupy, use up Definition: require (time or space) Usage: It took three hours to get to work this morning; This event occupied a very short time

Similar words: expend, use Definition: use up, consume fully Usage: The legislature expended its time on school questions

Synonyms: fill, occupy, take Definition: assume, as of positions or roles Usage: She took the job as director of development; he occupies the position of manager; the young prince will soon occupy the throne

Similar words: do work, work Definition: be employed Usage: Is your husband working again?; My wife never worked; Do you want to work after the age of 60?; She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money; She works as a waitress to put herself through college

Synonyms: take Definition: carry out Usage: take action; take steps; take vengeance

Similar words: move, act Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

Synonyms: hold, take, contain Definition: be capable of holding or containing Usage: This box won't take all the items; The flask holds one gallon

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms: take, carry, pack Definition: have with oneself; have on one's person Usage: She always takes an umbrella; I always carry money; She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains

Similar words: feature, have Definition: have as a feature Usage: This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France

Synonyms: accept, take Definition: be designed to hold or take Usage: This surface will not take the dye

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer