(took; taken )
1.(用手)拿，取，抓，握，捕，捉，逮捕；俘虜；攻取，占領；【牌戲】吃掉，勝過。 Take (sb.) in the act 當場逮捕。 Take sb. In one's arms [heart, breast] 抱住某人，擁抱某人；愛上某人。 Take sb. By the nose 捏住某人鼻子。 Take a fortress by storm 用猛攻奪下要塞。 Take sth. Up with one's fi+更多解釋...
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- She rose and took a tentative step backward .
- Mary took the place of helen as an instructor .
- The child 's condition took a favourable turn ...
- When can you take delivery of the car ?
- You should discourage him from taking that trip .
- the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption
- the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"
同義詞：return, issue, takings, proceeds, yield, payoff
- be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; "He got AIDS"; "She came down with pneumonia"; "She took a chill"
- remove 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 withdraws heat from the environment"
同義詞：remove, take away, withdraw
- ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial; "take a pulse"; "A reading was taken of the earth''s tremors"
- take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect; "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"
同義詞：assume, acquire, adopt, take on
- be seized or affected in a specified way; "take sick"; "be taken drunk"
- be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam"
同義詞：learn, study, read
- interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression; "I read this address as a satire"; "How should I take this message?"; "You can''t take credit for this!"
- accept or undergo, often unwillingly; "We took a pay cut"
- pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "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"
同義詞：choose, select, pick out
- take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case"
同義詞：consider, deal, look at
- take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs; "the accident claimed three lives"; "The hard work took its toll on her"
- lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea"
- make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"
- obtain by winning; "Winner takes all"; "He took first prize"
- point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards; "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"
同義詞：aim, train, take aim, direct
- serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don''t take sugar in my coffee"
同義詞：consume, ingest, take in, have
- get into one''s hands, take physically; "Take a cookie!"; "Can you take this bag, please"
同義詞：get hold of
- have sex with; archaic use; "He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable"
- travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route; "He takes the bus to work"; "She takes Route 1 to Newark"
- proceed along in a vehicle; "We drive the turnpike to work"
- occupy or take on; "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"
同義詞：assume, strike, take up
- take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"
同義詞：lead, direct, conduct, guide
- head into a specified direction; "The escaped convict took to the hills"; "We made for the mountains"
- take 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 point"
- experience or feel or submit to; "Take a test"; "Take the plunge"
- to get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort; "take shelter from the storm"
- take into one''s possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I''ll take three salmon steaks"
- take by force; "Hitler took the Baltic Republics"; "The army took the fort on the hill"
- buy, select; "I''ll take a pound of that sausage"
- engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let''s rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"
同義詞：lease, rent, hire, charter, engage
- receive or obtain regularly; "We take the Times every day"
同義詞：subscribe, subscribe to
- make use of or accept for some purpose; "take a risk"; "take an opportunity"
- receive willingly something given or offered; "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"
- admit into a group or community; "accept students for graduate study"; "We''ll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"
同義詞：accept, admit, take on
- require (time or space); "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time"
同義詞：occupy, use up
- assume, as of positions or roles; "She took the job as director of development"; "he occupies the position of manager"; "the young prince will soon occupy the throne"
- develop a habit; "He took to visiting bars"
- carry out; "take action"; "take steps"; "take vengeance"
- require as useful, just, or proper; "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"
同義詞：necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, involve, call for, demand
- be capable of holding or containing; "This box won''t take all the items"; "The flask holds one gallon"
- have 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"
- be designed to hold or take; "This surface will not take the dye"
A take is a single continuous recorded performance. The term is used in film and music to denote and track the stages of production.