Sell also: accept, acquire, admit, adopt, aim, ask, assume, bring, carry, charter, choose, claim, conduct, consider, consume, contain, contract, convey, deal, demand, direct, drive, engage, exact, fill, film, get, guide, hire, hold, involve, issue, lead, learn, lease, make, necessitate, need, occupy, pack, payoff, postulate, proceeds, read, remove, rent, require, return, select, shoot, strike, study, submit, subscribe, takings, train, undergo, withdraw, yield
• Noun: the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property; example: "the average return was about 5%"
• Noun: the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption
• Verb: carry out; examples: "take action", "take steps", "take vengeance"
• Verb: require (time or space); examples: "It took three hours to get to work this morning", "This event occupied a very short time"
• Verb: take somebody somewhere; examples: "We lead him to our chief", "can you take me to the main entrance?", "He conducted us to the palace"
• Verb: get into one's hands, take physically; examples: "Take a cookie!", "Can you take this bag, please"
• Verb: take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect; examples: "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"
• Verb: interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression; examples: "I read this address as a satire", "How should I take this message?", "You can't take credit for this!"
• Verb: take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; examples: "Bring me the box from the other room", "Take these letters to the boss", "This brings me to the main point"
• Verb: take into one's possession; examples: "We are taking an orphan from Romania", "I'll take three salmon steaks"
• Verb: require as useful, just, or proper; examples: "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"
• Verb: pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; examples: "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"
• Verb: travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route; examples: "He takes the bus to work", "She takes Route 1 to Newark"
• Verb: receive willingly something given or offered; examples: "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"
• Verb: assume, as of positions or roles; example: "She took the job as director of development"
• Verb: take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; examples: "Take the case of China", "Consider the following case"
• Verb: experience or feel or submit to; examples: "Take a test", "Take the plunge"
• Verb: make a film or photograph of something; examples: "take a scene", "shoot a movie"
• Verb: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; examples: "remove a threat", "remove a wrapper", "Remove the dirty dishes from the table", "take the gun from your pocket", "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
• Verb: serve oneself to, or consume regularly; examples: "Have another bowl of chicken soup!", "I don't take sugar in my coffee"
• Verb: accept or undergo, often unwillingly; example: "We took a pay cut"
• Verb: make use of or accept for some purpose; examples: "take a risk", "take an opportunity"
• Verb: take by force; examples: "Hitler took the Baltic Republics", "The army took the fort on the hill"
• Verb: occupy or take on; examples: "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"
• Verb: admit into a group or community; examples: "accept students for graduate study", "We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"
• Verb: ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial; examples: "take a pulse", "A reading was taken of the earth's tremors"
• Verb: be a student of a certain subject; example: "She is reading for the bar exam"
• Verb: take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs; examples: "the accident claimed three lives", "The hard work took its toll on her"
• Verb: head into a specified direction; examples: "The escaped convict took to the hills", "We made for the mountains"
• Verb: aim or direct at; as of blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment; examples: "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"
• Verb: be seized or affected in a specified way; examples: "take sick", "be taken drunk"
• Verb: have with oneself; have on one's person; examples: "She always takes an umbrella", "I always carry money", "She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains"
• Verb: engage for service under a term of contract; examples: "We took an apartment on a quiet street", "Let's rent a car", "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"
• Verb: receive or obtain by regular payment; example: "We take the Times every day"
• Verb: buy, select; example: "I'll take a pound of that sausage"
• Verb: to get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort; example: "take shelter from the storm"
• Verb: have sex with; archaic use; example: "He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable"
• Verb: lay claim to; as of an idea; example: "She took credit for the whole idea"
• Verb: be designed to hold or take; example: "This surface will not take the dye"
• Verb: be capable of holding or containing; examples: "This box won't take all the items", "The flask holds one gallon"
• Verb: develop a habit; example: "He took to visiting bars"
• Verb: proceed along in a vehicle; example: "We drive the turnpike to work"
• Verb: obtain by winning; examples: "Winner takes all", "He took first prize"
• Verb: be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; examples: "He got AIDS", "She came down with pneumonia", "She took a chill"
They're pushing credit cards. They don't take Visa, but they do take American Express, or they don't take this one, but they take that one, or you'd better bring this one, or if you forget who you are, look on your credit card; it will be there.
My advice to people today is as follows: if you take the game of life seriously, if you take your nervous system seriously, if you take your sense organs seriously, if you take the energy process seriously, you must turn on, tune in, and drop out.
You know, we always tried to rationalize by saying you take the good, you take the upside, you got to deal with the downside, you've to take the downside.
I would expect illegal alien parents to take care of their children. If it means the kids go back home with them, that's what happens. If it means there are legal relatives in the United States that can take care of them, that can happen to. But I believe it's the parents responsibility to take care of the kids.
We can only take it so far, because man can only take it so far, lower self can only take it so far, and you have to realize that the public is only at a certain place.
Now the truth of the matter is that there are a lot of things people don't understand. Take the Einstein theory. Take taxes. Take love. Do you understand them? Neither do I. But they exist. They happen.
I used to just take every job that seemed relatively appealing. But now I take a job and it's in the trades the next day - it feels like people are watching and waiting to see what you do, and when you do take a job, attention is noted.
I take my dog Tinkerbell seriously. I take my job seriously. But I don't take myself all that seriously.
Take your message of equality of achievement, take your message of economic dependency, take your message of enslaving the entrepreneurial will and spirit of the American people somewhere else.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
I take them seriously but I try not to read them. I take them personally, that's why I don't read them. I think people are lying when they say they don't care, that's not true. I take them personally.
Sometimes I don't even pull my shoes off for six weeks at a time, except, you know, just to take a shower. I just take breaks between 24 hours a day, just a break now and then, it don't take me long to rest; maybe 20 to30 minutes sometime, or maybe an hour.
Sometimes I take the watch, or I take the shoes, but usually the souvenir is to take the life you had with those directors, or the crew - the camera person, the lighting person. When you finish a film it's like a little death. You had a family for a bit, and you finish the movie and you probably will never see each other again.
Whatever I take, I take too much or too little; I do not take the exact amount. The exact amount is no use to me.
I take my fun very seriously, whether it's playing the drums or acting in comedy bits. The need to be disciplined about it, and not take it lightly, and not be too casual, is something I take deeply to heart.
I am Mother Jones. The Government can't take my life and you can't take my arm, but you can take my suitcase.
Skateboarding teaches you how to take a fall properly. If you try to kickflip down some stairs, it might take you thirty tries - and you just learn how to take a tumble out of it without getting hurt.
They have the ability to take a person's freedom from them. On certain situations, they have the ability to take a person's reputation. And under certain circumstances, they have the authority to take a person's life.
Before I got Doctor Who, I went to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. I went back to take the final grade exam, which is the grade you have to take before you can take the teacher's diploma.
If you take one rivet out of an airplane, it will be all right, it'll keep flying. You take another rivet out of the airplane and it still flies. So what the heck, let's take more rivets out of the airplane, and sooner or later, the airplane drops from the sky.