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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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It takes time for me to open up and tell someone how I am feeling.
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People just think instantly they're going to be unbelievable, but sometimes it takes time.
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It takes time and appreciates the inadequacy of the present testimony.
It takes time to establish the evidence beyond a reasonable doubt.
Whether you spit out or swallow the seeds, it takes time to eat.
Before you grumble that aiming for perfection has to be a good thing, consider this: It's not a good thing if aiming for perfection takes time away from doing the day-to-day things that have to be done.
Sutherland Lyall takes time out from his Easter Egg hunt to cyber gaze.
I do not see any reason why we cannot form a good partnership - it just takes time.
Someone who takes time with others and gives instead of only taking will never have to worry about opportunities.