Definition of take
out; "take action"; "take steps"; "take vengeance"
somewhere; "We lead
him to our chief"; "can you take
me to the main
entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"
get into one's hands, take
physically; "Take a cookie!"; "Can you take
this bag, please"
something or somebody
with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other
room"; "Take these letters
to the boss"; "This brings me to the main
something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking
off, or remove
something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty
dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine
from the environment"
or undergo, often
unwillingly; "We took a pay cut"
use of or accept for some
purpose; "take a risk"; "take an opportunity"
by force; "Hitler took the Baltic Republics"; "The army
took the fort
on the hill"
admit into a group
or community; "accept students for graduate
study"; "We'll have
on whether or not to admit a new member"
with oneself; have
on one's person; "She always
takes an umbrella"; "I always carry
money"; "She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains"
buy, select; "I'll take
of that sausage"
to get into a position
of having, e.g., safety, comfort; "take shelter
from the storm"
by winning; "Winner takes all"; "He took first
by an illness, fall victim
to an illness; "He got AIDS"; "She came down
with pneumonia"; "She took a chill"