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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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Between the extrusion tool and the beginning of the cooling line there are also the take-away conveyor for pulling the profile out of the tool; the shrinkage conveyor for relaxation of deformation stresses in the profile; the continuous weighing scales for continuous check of the profile weight; the width measuring device for continuous check of the total profile width; and the profile measuring device for monitoring the cross-section of the profile.
"It reminded me of a time when the Chinese take-away was new and quite rare.
Planners, health professionals and teachers are among those invited to attend a conference Called Lessons to Take-Away, at The Public, in West Bromwich.
Geordies prefer fish and chips over any other take-away according to new research.
However, her latest idea to provide a hot pasta meal in a take-away format has really appealed to the students.
PLANS to turn a former Coventry supermarket into a take-away should give a boost to residents who are short of community facilities, councillors heard yesterday.
Villagers at the ancient centre of England are celebrating victory in their long-running fight to stop a take-away restaurant being built on the historic site.