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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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Swann, pictured left, took five wickets at Chester-le-Street but England were nervous in their run chase and there was hardly any celebrations when they scraped to victory.