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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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Flynn has bought 15 Lembi communities since September from the Swiss bank, which has now sold about half of the 51-building portfolio it took back in 2009 after the Lembi family went into default on the various properties.
TAM took back an A330 subleased to an unnamed Middle East airline last week and will use it on routes from Brazil to London Heathrow beginning this weekend.
To accommodate Bollinger's continued growth and allow them to expand within the building, the lndlord took back Bollinger's former space with over two years remaining on their lease.
But Kern County Deputy District Attorney Carla Grabert said the girl took back those remarks.
ARM Financial said it wanted to leave the market, and General American took back $3.
Police took back a mum's panic alarm just hours before her Scots lover slashed their kids' throats.
5 million years ago hunted game that they took back to "home bases," where social life flourished.