If you take someone in, you allow them to stay in your house or your country, especially when they do not have anywhere to stay or are in trouble .
to assume ; believe
If you take on a job or responsibility, especially a difficult one, you accept it.
If you take to someone or something, you like them, especially after knowing them or thinking about them for only a short time.
If you take up an activity or a subject, you become interested in it and spend time doing it, either as a hobby or as a career .
a piece of journalism or commentary in which a personal opinion is presented forcefully without supporting evidence
An out-take is a piece of film or a song that is not in the final version of a programme, film, or record, for example because it contains a mistake .
A piss-take is an act of making fun of someone or something.
When you take aim, you point a weapon or object at someone or something, before firing or throwing it.
to prepare to fight
If you take something away from someone, you remove it from them, so that they no longer possess it or have it with them.
If you take something back, you return it to the place where you bought it or where you borrowed it from, because it is unsuitable or broken, or because you have finished with it.
You can say ' Take care ' when saying goodbye to someone.
If you take something down, you reach up and get it from a high place such as a shelf .
to begin to burn
to take a break of five minutes
to consider or suppose to be, esp mistakenly
When something takes form, it develops or begins to be visible .
If something takes hold, it gains complete control or influence over a person or thing.
to be annoyed or offended at
If you take note of something, you pay attention to it because you think that it is important or significant .
to accept a bet with favourable odds
When an aeroplane takes off, it leaves the ground and starts flying .
If you take something out, you remove it permanently from its place.
If you take over a company, you get control of it, for example by buying its shares .
If you take part in an activity, you do it together with other people.
If an idea, belief, or custom takes root, it becomes established among a group of people.
to become a Queen's (or King's) Counsel
to enter a religious order and commit oneself to its rule of life by the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, which may be taken for a limited period as simple vows or as a perpetual and still more solemn commitment as solemn vows
to lift off or fly away
If you do a double-take when you see or hear something strange or surprising, you hesitate for a moment before reacting to it because you wonder if you really saw or heard it.
I take it:
You can say ' I take it ' to check with someone that what you believe to be the case or what you understand them to mean is in fact the case, or is in fact what they mean.
to astonish or disconcert
to become active
If you take advice or take legal advice, you ask a lawyer for his or her professional opinion on a situation.
If you take after a member of your family, you resemble them in your appearance, your behaviour, or your character.
intended or suitable for taking along, as on a trip
to be annoyed or offended by
If you take something apart, you separate it into the different parts that it is made of.
responsible, authoritative, and forceful
to make for a place of safety or shelter
You can say that something takes effect when it starts to produce the results that are intended .
If someone takes flight, they run away from an unpleasant situation or place.
If a person or animal takes fright at something, they are suddenly frightened by it, and want to run away or to stop doing what they are doing.
(of a batsman ) to choose a position in front of the wicket to receive the bowling, esp by requesting the umpire to indicate his or her position relative to the stumps
If you take heart from something, you are encouraged and made to feel optimistic by it.
to say farewell (to)