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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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When property rights are insecure, "gains that would otherwise be available from exchange instead will be dissipated by searches for and defenses of takeable assets, and resources available for investment will be diverted toward less takeable uses.
An edge flew between slip and gully on 23, and if Alex Barrow is not kick-ing himself for dropping a takeable change of 46, there will be no shortage of volunteers.
In the second minute of added time, from a Cairney free-kick, the ball dropped from a crowd of players perfectly for Dann but he miskicked horribly from takeable distance.
He is 8-13 to win in straight sets and that is takeable to modest stakes.
It is estimated there are up to 9,000 tonnes of takeable cockles on the Dee Estuary currently worth between pounds 200 and pounds 300 per tonne.