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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. 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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Granted that each piece gives you five hundred, multiply five hundred by five.
"And as soon as I have them, I shall keep two thousand for myself and the other five hundred I'll give to you two."
"One blundering girl in a telephone exchange cost me five thousand dollars on the day of the panic in 1907," said George Kessler.
"To build a new switchboard," said European manufacturers, "will require four or five months." A hustling young Chicagoan appeared on the scene.
Kearns, with every eye upon him, looked at his two-card draw, counted the other three to dispel any doubt of holding more than five cards, and wrote on a betting slip.
He likewise examined his draw and counted his five cards.
Five minutes after the new telegram reached the minister, Debray had the horses put to his carriage, and drove to Danglars' house.
Danglars lost five hundred thousand francs; but he rid himself of all his Spanish shares.
Five dollars for five thousand words, ten words for a cent - that particular thought took up its residence in his brain, and he could no more escape it than he could the "$3.85" under his eyelids.
"Perhaps it will raise enough to purchase thee four or five hundred francs of rentes, on which thou may'st live with frugality."
What say you, mademoiselle--will you accept the forty five francs, or would you prefer seeing the marchande de mode?"
Moreover, if the King's companies keep these prizes, the winning companies shall have, first, two tuns of Rhenish wine; second, two tuns of English beer; and, third, five of the fattest harts that run on Dallom Lea.