A take is a single continuous recorded performance. The term is used in film and music to denote and track the stages of production.
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More definitions of "take":
- (verb): Ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial.
Example: "Take a pulse"; "A reading was taken of the earth's tremors"
- (verb): Assume, as of positions or roles.
- (verb): Carry out.
Example: "Take action"; "take steps"; "take vengeance"
- (verb): Travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route.
Example: "He takes the bus to work"; "She takes Route 1 to Newark"
- (verb): Interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression.
Example: "How should I take this message?"; "You can't take credit for this!"
- (verb): Head into a specified direction.
- (verb): Require as useful, just, or proper.
Synonyms: necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, involve, call for, demand
- (noun): The act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption.
- (verb): Take into consideration for exemplifying purposes.
Example: "Take the case of China"
Synonyms: consider, deal, look at
- (verb): Receive or obtain by regular payment.
Example: "We take the Times every day"
Synonyms: subscribe, subscribe to
- (verb): Be capable of holding or containing.
Example: "This box won't take all the items"
Synonyms: contain, hold
- (verb): To get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort.
Example: "Take shelter from the storm"
- (verb): Get into one's hands, take physically.
Example: "Take a cookie!"; "Can you take this bag, please"
Synonyms: get hold of
- (verb): Engage for service under a term of contract.
Example: "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"
Synonyms: lease, rent, hire, charter, engage
- (verb): Buy, select.
Example: "I'll take a pound of that sausage"
- (verb): Be seized or affected in a specified way.
Example: "Take sick"; "be taken drunk"
- (verb): Be designed to hold or take.
Example: "This surface will not take the dye"
- (verb): Take somebody somewhere.
Example: "Can you take me to the main entrance?"
Synonyms: lead, direct, conduct, guide
- (verb): Make use of or accept for some purpose.
Example: "Take a risk"; "take an opportunity"
- (verb): Pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives.
Example: "Take any one of these cards"
Synonyms: choose, select, pick out
- (verb): Take into one's possession.
Example: "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I'll take three salmon steaks"
- (verb): Serve oneself to, or consume regularly.
Example: "I don't take sugar in my coffee"
Synonyms: consume, ingest, take in, have
- (noun): The income arising from land or other property.
Synonyms: return, issue, proceeds, takings, yield, payoff
- (verb): Remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, taking off, etc. or remove something abstract.
Example: "Take the gun from your pocket"
Synonyms: remove, take away, withdraw
- (verb): Obtain by winning.
Example: "Winner takes all"; "He took first prize"
- (verb): Take by force.
Example: "Hitler took the Baltic Republics"; "The army took the fort on the hill"
- (verb): Proceed along in a vehicle.
- (verb): Take something or somebody with oneself somewhere.
Example: "Take these letters to the boss"
Synonyms: bring, convey
- (verb): Have sex with; archaic use.
- (verb): Develop a habit.
Example: "He took to visiting bars"
- (verb): Aim or direct at; as of blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment.
Example: "Take a swipe at one's opponent"
Synonyms: aim, train, take aim, direct
- (verb): Experience or feel or submit to.
Example: "Take a test"; "Take the plunge"
- (verb): Lay claim to; as of an idea.
Famous quotes containing the word take:
“Calms appear, when Storms are past;
Love will have his Hour at last:
Nature is my kindly Care;
Mars destroys, and I repair;
Take me, take me, while you may,
Venus comes not evry Day.”
—John Dryden (16311700)