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Take after

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Verb (used with object)

to get into one's hold or possession by voluntary action
to take a cigarette out of a box; to take a pen and begin to write.
to hold, grasp, or grip
to take a book in one's hand; to take a child by the hand.
to get into one's hands, possession, control, etc., by force or artifice
to take a bone from a snarling dog.
to seize or capture
to take an enemy town; to take a prisoner.
to catch or get (fish, game, etc.), esp. by killing
to take a dozen trout on a good afternoon.
to pick from a number; select
Take whichever you wish.
to receive and accept willingly (something given or offered)
to take a compliment with a smile; to take a bribe.
to receive or be the recipient of (something bestowed, administered, etc.)
to take first prize.
to accept and act upon or comply with
to take advice; to take a dare.
to receive or accept (a person) into some relation
to take someone in marriage; to take new members once a year.
to receive, react, or respond to in a specified manner
Although she kept calm, she took his death hard.
to receive as a payment or charge
He refused to take any money for the use of his car.
to gain for use by payment, lease, etc.
to take a box at the opera; to take a beach house for a month.
to secure regularly or periodically by payment
to take a magazine.
to get or obtain from a source; derive
The book takes its title from Dante.
to extract or quote
He took whole passages straight from Dickens.
to obtain or exact as compensation for some wrong
to take revenge.
to receive into the body or system, as by swallowing or inhaling
to take a pill; to take a breath of fresh air.
to have for one's benefit or use
to take a meal; to take a nap; to take a bath.
to use as a flavoring agent in a food or beverage
to take sugar in one's coffee.
to be subjected to; undergo
to take a heat treatment.
to endure or submit to with equanimity or without an appreciable weakening of one's resistance
to take a joke; unable to take punishment.
to enter into the enjoyment of (recreation, a holiday, etc.)
to take a vacation.
to carry off without permission
to take something that belongs to another.
to remove
to take the pins out of one's hair.
to remove by death
The flood took many families.
to end (a life)
She took her own life.
to subtract or deduct
If you take 2 from 5, that leaves 3.
to carry with one
Take your lunch with you. Are you taking an umbrella?
to convey in a means of transportation
We took them for a ride in the country.
(of a vehicle) to convey or transport
Will this bus take me across town?
(of a road, path, etc.) to serve as a means of conducting to or through some place or region
Fifth Avenue took us through the center of town. These stairs will take you up to the attic.
to bring about a change in the state or condition of
Her ambition and perseverance took her quickly to the top of her field.
to conduct or escort
to take someone out for dinner.
to set about or succeed in getting over, through, or around (some obstacle); clear; negotiate
The horse took the hedge easily. He took the corner at top speed.
to come upon suddenly; catch
to take someone by surprise.
to get or contract; catch
He took cold over the weekend. I took a chill.
to attack or affect, as with a disease
suddenly taken with a fit of coughing.
to be capable of attaining as a result of some action or treatment
Most leathers take a high polish.
to absorb or become impregnated with; be susceptible to
Waxed paper will not take ink. This cloth takes dye.
to attract and hold
The red sweater took his eye. The urgent voice took her attention.
to captivate or charm
The kitten took my fancy.
to require
It takes courage to do that. The climb took all our strength.
to employ for some specified or implied purpose
to take measures to curb drugs.
to use as a means of transportation
to take a bus to the ferry.
to get on or board (a means of transportation) at a given time or in a given place
She takes the train at Scarsdale.
to proceed to occupy
to take a seat.
to occupy; fill (time, space, etc.)
His hobby takes most of his spare time. The machine takes a lot of room.
to use up; consume
This car takes a great deal of oil. He took ten minutes to solve the problem.
to avail oneself of
He took the opportunity to leave. She took the time to finish it properly.
to do, perform, execute, etc.
to take a walk.
to go into or enter
Take the next road to the left.
to adopt and enter upon (a way, course, etc.)
to take the path of least resistance.
to act or perform
to take the part of the hero.
to make (a reproduction, picture, or photograph)
to take home movies of the children.
to make a picture, esp. a photograph, of
The photographer took us sitting down.
to write down
to take a letter in shorthand; to take notes at a lecture.
to apply oneself to; study
to take ballet; She took four courses in her freshman year.
to deal with; treat
to take things in their proper order.
to proceed to handle in some manner
to take a matter under consideration.
to assume or undertake (a function, duty, job, etc.)
The mayor took office last month.
to assume or adopt (a symbol, badge, or the like) as a token of office
to take the veil; to take the throne.
to assume the obligation of; be bound by
to take an oath.
to assume or adopt as one's own
to take someone's part in an argument; He took the side of the speaker.
to assume or appropriate as if by right
to take credit for someone else's work.
to accept the burden of
She took the blame for his failure.
to determine by inquiry, examination, measurement, scientific observation, etc.
to take someone's pulse; to take a census.
to make or carry out for purposes of yielding such a determination
to take someone's measurements; to take a seismographic reading.
to begin to have; experience (a certain feeling or state of mind)
to take pride in one's appearance.
to form and hold in the mind
to take a gloomy view.
to grasp or apprehend mentally; understand; comprehend
Do you take my meaning, sir?
to understand in a specified way
You shouldn't take the remark as an insult.
to grasp the meaning of (a person)
if we take him correctly.
to accept the statements of
to take him at his word.
to assume as a fact
I take it that you will be there.
to regard or consider
They were taken to be wealthy.
to capture or win (a piece, trick, etc.) in a game.
Informal . to cheat, swindle, or victimize
They really take people in that shop. The museum got taken on that painting.
to win or obtain money from
He took me for
(of a man) to have sexual intercourse with.
Grammar . to be used with (a certain form, accent, case, mood, etc.)
a verb that always takes an object.
Law . to acquire property, as on the happening of an event
They take a fortune under the will.
Baseball . (of a batter) to allow (a pitch) to go by without swinging at it
He took a third strike.

Verb (used without object)

to catch or engage, as a mechanical device
She turned the key and heard a click as the catch took.
to strike root or begin to grow, as a plant.
to adhere, as ink, dye, or color.
(of a person or thing) to win favor or acceptance
a new TV show that took with the public.
to have the intended result or effect, as a medicine, inoculation, etc.
The vaccination took.
to enter into possession, as of an estate.
to detract (usually fol. by from ).
to apply or devote oneself
He took to his studies.
to make one's way; proceed; go
to take across the meadow.
to fall or become
She took sick and had to go home.
to admit of being photographed in a particular manner
a model who takes exceptionally well.
to admit of being moved or separated
This crib takes apart for easy storage.


the act of taking.
something that is taken.
the quantity of fish, game, etc., taken at one time.
an opinion or assessment
What's your take on the candidate?
an approach; treatment
a new take on an old idea.
Informal . money taken in, esp. profits.
Journalism . a portion of copy assigned to a Linotype operator or compositor, usually part of a story or article.
Movies .
a scene, or a portion of a scene, photographed without any interruption or break.
an instance of such continuous operation of the camera.
Informal . a visual and mental response to something typically manifested in a stare expressing total absorption or wonderment
She did a slow take on being asked by reporters the same question for the third time.
a recording of a musical performance.
Medicine/Medical . a successful inoculation. ?

Verb phrases

take after,
to resemble (another person, as a parent) physically, temperamentally, etc.
The baby took after his mother.
Also, take off after, take out after. to follow; chase
The detective took after the burglars.
take back,
to regain possession of
to take back one's lawn mower.
to return, as for exchange
It was defective, so I took it back to the store.
to allow to return; resume a relationship with
She said she would never take him back again.
to cause to remember
It takes one back to the old days.
to retract
to take back a statement.
take down,
to move from a higher to a lower level or place.
to pull apart or take apart; dismantle; disassemble.
to write down; record.
to diminish the pride or arrogance of; humble
to take someone down a notch or two.
take for,
to assume to be
I took it for the truth.
to assume falsely to be; mistake for
to be taken for a foreigner.
take in,
to permit to enter; admit.
to alter (an article of clothing) so as to make smaller.
to provide lodging for.
to include; encompass.
to grasp the meaning of; comprehend.
to deceive; trick; cheat.
to observe; notice.
to visit or attend
to take in a show.
to furl (a sail).
to receive as proceeds, as from business activity.
Chiefly British . to subscribe to
to take in a magazine.
take off,
to remove
Take off your coat.
to lead away
The child was taken off by kidnappers.
Informal . to depart; leave
They took off yesterday for California.
to leave the ground, as an airplane.
to move onward or forward with a sudden or intense burst of speed
The police car took off after the drunken driver.
to withdraw or remove from
She was taken off the night shift.
to remove by death; kill
Millions were taken off by the Black Plague.
to make a likeness or copy of; reproduce.
to subtract, as a discount; deduct
Shop early and we'll take off 20 percent.
Informal . to imitate; mimic; burlesque.
Informal . to achieve sudden, marked growth, success, etc.
Sales took off just before Christmas. The actor's career took off after his role in that movie.
take on,
to hire; employ.
to undertake; assume
to take on new responsibilities.
to acquire
The situation begins to take on a new light.
to accept as a challenge; contend against
to take on a bully.
Informal . to show great emotion; become excited
There's no need to take on so.
take out,
to withdraw; remove
to take out a handkerchief.
to procure by application
to take out an insurance policy.
to carry out for use or consumption elsewhere
to take a book out of the library; to get food to take out.
to escort; invite
He takes out my sister now and then.
to set out; start
They took out for the nearest beach.
Slang . to kill; destroy.
take over, to assume management or possession of or responsibility for
The first officer took over the ship when the captain suffered a heart attack.
take to,
to devote or apply oneself to; become habituated to
to take to drink.
to respond favorably to; begin to like
They took to each other at once.
to go to
to take to one's bed.
to have recourse to; resort to
She took to getting up at five to go jogging before work.
take up,
to occupy oneself with the study or practice of
She took up painting in her spare time.
to lift or pick up
He took up the fallen leaves with a rake.
to occupy; cover
A grand piano would take up half of our living room.
to consume; use up; absorb
Traveling to her job takes up a great deal of time.
to begin to advocate or support; sponsor
He has taken up another struggling artist.
to continue; resume
We took up where we had left off.
to reply to in order to reprove
The author takes up his critics in the preface of his latest book.
to assume
He took up the duties of the presidency.
to absorb
Use a sponge to take up the spilled milk.
to make shorter, as by hemming
to take up the sleeves an inch.
to make tighter, as by winding in
to take up the slack in a reel of tape.
to deal with in discussion
to take up the issue of mass transit.
to adopt seriously
to take up the idea of seeking public office.
to accept, as an offer or challenge.
to buy as much as is offered
The sale was taken up in a matter of days.
Chiefly British . to clear by paying off, as a loan.
Obsolete . to arrest (esp. a runaway slave).
take up with, Informal . to become friendly with; keep company with
He took up with a bad crowd.


on the take
Slang .
accepting bribes.
in search of personal profit at the expense of others.
take for granted. grant ( def. 10 ) .
take it
to accept or believe something; aquiesce
I'll take it on your say-so.
Informal . to be able to resist or endure hardship, abuse, etc.
to understand
I take it that you're not interested.
take it out in
to accept as payment for services or as an equivalent of monetary compensation
He takes it out in goods instead of cash.
take it out of
to exhaust; enervate
Every year the winter takes it out of me.
to exact payment from; penalize
They took it out of your pay.
take it out on
Informal . to cause (someone else) to suffer for one's own misfortune or dissatisfaction
Just because you're angry with him you don't have to take it out on me!
take up a collection, to ask for or gather donations, usually of money
from a number of people.
take upon oneself
to assume as a responsibility or obligation
She has taken it upon herself to support the family.


act like , be like , copy , ditto * , do like , follow , follow in the footsteps of , follow suit * , follow the example of , imitate , inherit , look like , make like , mimic , mirror , pattern after , rival , take

Các từ tiếp theo

  • Take apart

    into pieces or parts; to pieces, separately in place, time, motion, etc., to or at one side, with respect to place, purpose, or function, separately or...
  • Take away

    something taken back or away, esp. an employee benefit that is eliminated or substantially reduced by the terms of a union contract., of or pertaining...
  • Take back

    to get into one's hold or possession by voluntary action, to hold, grasp, or grip, to get into one's hands, possession, control, etc., by force or artifice,...
  • Take care

    a state of mind in which one is troubled; worry, anxiety, or concern, a cause or object of worry, anxiety, concern, etc., serious attention; solicitude;...
  • Take care of

    a state of mind in which one is troubled; worry, anxiety, or concern, a cause or object of worry, anxiety, concern, etc., serious attention; solicitude;...
  • Take down

    made or constructed so as to be easily dismantled or disassembled., finance . takeout ( def. 8 ) ., the act of taking down., a firearm designed to be swiftly...
  • Take in

    a deception, fraud, or imposition., verb, verb, misconceive , misunderstand, beguile , betray , bilk , bluff , cheat , con , defraud , delude , do * ,...
  • Take off

    a taking or setting off; the leaving of the ground, as in leaping or in beginning a flight in an airplane., a taking off from a starting point, as in beginning...
  • Take on

    to get into one's hold or possession by voluntary action, to hold, grasp, or grip, to get into one's hands, possession, control, etc., by force or artifice,...
  • Take out

    the act or fact of taking out., something made to be taken out, esp. food prepared in a store or restaurant to be carried out for consumption elsewhere.,...

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