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take

v. to gain or obtain possession, including the receipt of a legacy from an estate, getting title to real property, or stealing an object.

take

(Acquire), verb adopt, attach, carry, derive, excise, gain, get, impound, impress, obtain, preempt, procure, profit, reap, secure, sequester
Associated concepts: take effect, take over

take

(Deceive), verb betray, cheat, cozen, defraud, dupe, fool, gull, lead astray, mislead, victimize

take

(Seize), verb apprehend, appropriate, arrogate, capture, confiscate, embezzle, extort, grab, hijack, loot, pilfer, plunder, purloin, usurp
Associated concepts: burglary, grand larceny, grand theft, larceny, take a case from the jury, trespassing

take

(Understand), verb adopt, catch on, estimate, get the meaning of, grasp the meaning, hold as, set down as account as, take for, view as
See also: acquire, adopt, apprehend, appropriate, arrest, attach, carry, confiscate, derive, despoil, endure, excise, gain, hijack, impound, impress, inherit, loot, obtain, partake, pilfer, plunder, preempt, procure, profit, purloin, reap, receive, secure, seize, sequester, spoils, suffer, transport, trust, usurp

TAKE. This is a technical expression which signifies to be entitled to; as, a devisee will take under the will. To take also signifies to seize, as to take and carry away.

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Judge Philip Richards said that the "heinous offences" could be punished by nothing less than a custodial sentence and hoped to set an example for other take-away owners.
Robin said: "While I was working away it was easy to pop out for a take-away, whatever the time there was always something open.
Unlike the grease and stodgy meals that usually comes in take-away cartons, the healthy and fresh Japanese cuisine is a welcome relief from it.
The victim was walking home past the Golden Bridge Chinese take-away in Attleborough Road early on Saturday when a dark coloured Ford Escort pulled up beside him.
The implications are wide ranging and could enable the sales of cold take-away food to be zero rated for VAT purposes when supplied from retail outlets located in office blocks, factory premises and sports venues," said Steven Sim-monds, director of VAT services.
Ten years ago there wasn't the demand for such a high volume of take-away food or indeed take-away packaging.
A very short take-away conveyor and a longer, adjustable shrinkage conveyor (up to 25%) are necessary to monitor the distinct shrinkage behavior.
The latter project includes the construction of a 63-mile, 24-inch 450,000 Mcfd take-away pipeline that will traverse through the western expansion of the Barnett Shale gas play in North Texas.
They noted the new take-away would not significantly harm existing residents due to similar units in the vicinity.
It takes place on June 30 and aims to tackle issues surrounding the rapid increase in the number of hot food take-away outlets in town centres and the perceived effect this may be having on health and the rising levels of obesity.