31 intr; frequently foll by: from to to decrease or detract the actor"s poor performance took from the impact of the play  

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33 intr to have or create the plan effect; succeed her vaccination took, the adhesive is taking well  
44 to lug or supply to a state, position, etc. his ability took him come the forefront in his field  
46 to ascertain or determine by measuring, computing, etc. to take a pulse, take a reading from a dial  
70 ♦take 5 (or ten) Informal  (chiefly U.S. And also Canadian) to take it a rest of 5 (or ten) minutes 
76 ♦take (something) ~ above oneself 
to i think the ideal to perform or obligation for (something)   n 
82  (Printing) a component of one article, story, etc., offered to a compositor or keyboard operator for setting in type 
84 Informal  (chiefly U.S.) a variation or interpretation Cronenberg"s harsh take on the sci-fi story   (See also)  → take aback  → take after  → take against  → take apart  → take away  → take back  → take down  → take for  → take in  → take off  → take on  → take out  → take over  → take to  → take up   (Old English tacan, native Old norse taka; concerned Gothic tekan come touch) ♦ takable, takeable  adj 
4 preparing and selling food for intake away native the premises a takeaway Indian restaurant    n 
♦ takeaway  (Brit., Austral., and also N.Z.) 
6 a meal bought at together a shop or restaurant we"ll have a Chinese takeaway this evening to conserve cooking   (Scot. Native (for senses 3--6)) carry-out  (U.S. And Canadian indigenous (for senses 3--6)) takeout 
3 to lower or minimize in power, arrogance, etc. (esp. In the expression to take down a peg)   adj ♦ take-down 
take for   vb tr, prep Informal to think about or mean to be, esp. Mistakenly the fake coins to be taken because that genuine, who execute you take me for?  
take-home pay 
  n the remainder that one"s salary after all income tax and also other compulsory deductions have actually been made 
8 the stage of a country"s economic advancement when rapid and sustained financial growth is very first achieved 
4  (Bridge) to bid a various suit native (one"s partner) in order come rescue that from a daunting contract 
9 ♦take someone the end of himself 
Informal to do someone forget his anxieties, problems, etc.   adj ♦ takeout 
10  (Bridge) of or designating a standard informatory bid, asking one"s partner to bid an additional suit   adj   n 
2  (Austral. And also N.Z.) to occupy and also break in (uncultivated land) he take it up some thousands of acres in the earlier country  
15 modifier denoting the component of a mechanism on i m sorry film, tape, or wire is wound up a take-up spool ~ above a ice recorder  

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