Take(redirected from takes as read)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia.
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.