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v. to gain or obtain possession, including the receipt of a legacy from an estate, getting title to real property, or stealing an object.

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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In the third incident, thieves took away gold ornaments, cash in Pakistani and foreign currencies, electronics and other valuables worth one million rupees from the house of Hafiz Muhammad Waqas in Akbarabad-Sialkot area.
In another incident, unknown accused broke into the house of Farooq at Kalma Chowk, Sialkot Cantt and took away gold ornaments, cash, licensed pistol, and other valuables (worth of Rs0.8 million).
The police officials said unknown armed bandits entered office of an agro-corporation dealing with business of pesticides and took away cash on gunpoint.
"He took away the most important thing in our lives - our child.
When I refused, he took away my phone - then he asked me to step out.
"He took away my boy, when he was in the first grade.
At the news conference, Rinpoche said armed security personnel with armored vehicles and attack dogs have been harassing monks and local residents who protested while security forces took away the 300 monks in 10 military trucks.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Unknown gunmen killed on Wednesday the director of the al-Ilwiya Hospital in Baghdad in her house in central the city, and they took away money and golden items from the house.
RAWALPINDI, May 27 -- The robbers looted a bank and took away Rs 2.5 million in broad daylight on Wednesday, police said.
It was disappointing to see that the film that took away four awards in Cinergy 2008 was not made for the competition.
Landlord Roger Hantulik, who has put up posters warning Mr Heyes to stay away, said: "He took away my choice to have smokers in my pub so I've taken away his choice to drink here.
The court heard Mrs Reekie allegedly drove recklessly, tried to throw Mr Reekie out of their BMW car, took away his walking stick and then slapped him a few times.