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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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The pair took five wickets each as Worcestershire were skittled for just 60.
This year, again, it took five different horses - Frankel, Pour Moi, So You Think, Twice Over and Danedream, between them - to win the same six Group 1 races.
Former Guisborough all-rounder Neil Russell then took five wickets, but Guisborough held on.
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Ian Saxelby took five for 53 as Glamorgan were shot out for 202 at Cardiff, after skipper Alviro Peterson had chosen to bat against Gloucestershire.
Ryan Sidebottom took five wickets as England drew their final match before the first Test against South Africa next Wednesday.
On late Friday night when security forces followed Junaid he barged into the house of Noor Mohammed Bhat in Ziddan area of the district, and took five members of his family hostage.
Andy Collins scored 64 and Mark Greener 57 as Pontypridd reached 252 for eight at Ponthir, whose skipper Richard Alsept took five for 48.
Sutton's Amit Suman and Mike Dean took five wickets each in Shrewsbury's 158, to which Reece O'Connell (45) and Rob Foster (44) were the main contributors.
Tim Heap then took five for 28 in reply, but Dartmouth dug in on 135 for eight.
IN the longest Wimbledon match ever, it took five hours and 12 minutes for Gonzales to triumph.
Pepperdine 5, UNLV 2: After losing the doubles point, the Waves (6-1) rallied and took five of the six singles matches at home.