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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 19-seater Twin Otter lost contact shortly after it took off.
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Mumbai: It was almost touchdown for the Mumbai-Chennai Indigo flight 6E 431 at Meenambakkam airport, Chennai, at around 12 noon yesterday, when the plane suddenly took off again, leaving passengers scared and confused.
On Tuesday, two Boeing 787 Dreamliners took off in afternoon from Seattle-Tacoma airport, including the one grounded Monday by a maintenance issue.
Melbourne, June 6 ( ANI ): A solar-powered plane that took off on the world's first intercontinental flight has landed in the Moroccan capital Rabat after flying across the Strait of Gibraltar from Spain.
ISLAMABAD -- A flight with Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani, several federal ministers and high profile people among those on board Tuesday made an emergency landing at Chaklala airbase minutes after it took off.
The plane took off at the end of the negotiations to which took part two diplomats of Tunisia's embassy in Tripoli.
General Directorate of State Airports Authority of Turkey (DHMI) stated on Tuesday that a total of 1,069 planes took off from and landed at Ataturk Airport on September 4.
He also said that the first flight took off at 3:20 pm according to Cairo
The captain of the Flybe aircraft had inspected the plane and checked that the engine panels were secure before it took off.
Also, Rob Dyrdek took off all the Big Black pics from his photo section.