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Meaning of word take from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

take   noun

Meaning : The income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property.

Example : The average return was about 5%.

Synonyms : issue, payoff, proceeds, return, takings, yield

Meaning : The act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption.

take   verb

Meaning : Carry out.

Example : Take action.
Take steps.
Take vengeance.

Meaning : Require (time or space).

Example : It took three hours to get to work this morning.
This event occupied a very short time.

Synonyms : occupy, use up

किसी वाहन या व्यक्ति के एक स्थान से दूसरे तक पहुँचने के लिए समय का व्यतीत होना।

मुझे घर पहुँचने में एक घंटा लगेगा।

Meaning : Take somebody somewhere.

Example : We lead him to our chief.
Can you take me to the main entrance?.
He conducted us to the palace.

Synonyms : conduct, direct, guide, lead

Meaning : Get into one's hands, take physically.

Example : Take a cookie!.
Can you take this bag, please.

Synonyms : get hold of

Meaning : Take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect.

Example : His voice took on a sad tone.
The story took a new turn.
He adopted an air of superiority.
She assumed strange manners.
The gods assume human or animal form in these fables.

Synonyms : acquire, adopt, assume, take on

Meaning : Interpret something in a certain way. Convey a particular meaning or impression.

Example : I read this address as a satire.
How should I take this message?.

Synonyms : read

Meaning : Take something or somebody with oneself somewhere.

Example : Bring me the box from the other room.
Take these letters to the boss.
This brings me to the main point.

Synonyms : bring, convey

लेकर आना।

पिताजी आम लाए।
आनना, लाना

Meaning : Take into one's possession.

Example : We are taking an orphan from Romania.
I'll take three salmon steaks.

Transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody.

I gave her my money.
Can you give me lessons?.
She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care.

Meaning : Travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route.

Example : He takes the bus to work.
She takes Route 1 to Newark.

कहीं जाने के लिए किसी वाहन या रास्ते का उपयोग करना।

मुम्बई जाने के लिए मैंने दस बजे की ट्रेन पकड़ी।
हमने वहाँ जाने के लिए एक रिक्शा लिया।
पकड़ना, लेना

Meaning : Pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives.

Example : Take any one of these cards.
Choose a good husband for your daughter.
She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her.

Synonyms : choose, pick out, select

समूह आदि में से चींज़ें अलग करना।

वह टोकरी में से अच्छे आम छाँट रहा है।
अलगाना, उछाँटना, चुनना, छाँटना, छांटना, बराना, बाँछना, बीनना

चुनकर लेना।

माँ की चार साड़ियों में से शीला ने एक ली।

बहुत सी वस्तुओं में से कुछ मनपसंद वस्तुएँ अलग करना।

कपड़े की दुकान से अपने लिए मैंने दस साड़ियाँ चुनी।
चयन करना, चुनना, चुनाव करना, छाँटना, निकालना, पसंद करना, पसन्द करना

Meaning : Receive willingly something given or offered.

Example : The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter.
I won't have this dog in my house!.
Please accept my present.

Synonyms : accept, have

किसी से या कहीं से कोई वस्तु आदि अपने हाथ में लेना।

उसने अध्यक्ष के हाथों पुरस्कार लिया।
ग्रहण करना, धारण करना, पाना, प्राप्त करना, लेना, हासिल करना

Refuse to accept.

He refused my offer of hospitality.
decline, pass up, refuse, reject, turn down

Meaning : Assume, as of positions or roles.

Example : She took the job as director of development.
He occupies the position of manager.
The young prince will soon occupy the throne.

Synonyms : fill, occupy

* किसी पद, भूमिका आदि को स्वीकार लेना।

आपसी विचार-विमर्श के बाद सुरेश ने अध्यक्ष के पद को अपनाया।
अपनाना, लेना, स्वीकार करना, स्वीकारना

Meaning : Take into consideration for exemplifying purposes.

Example : Take the case of China.
Consider the following case.

Synonyms : consider, deal, look at

उदाहरण के तौर पर लेना।

राम को ही लो,वह कितनी सादगी से रहता है।

Meaning : Require as useful, just, or proper.

Example : It takes nerve to do what she did.
Success usually requires hard work.
This job asks a lot of patience and skill.
This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice.
This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert.
This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent.

Synonyms : ask, call for, demand, involve, necessitate, need, postulate, require

किसी व्यक्ति, वस्तु आदि की कहीं पर आवश्यकता होना।

आजकल देश में विदेशी वस्तुओं की अत्यधिक माँग है।
माँग होना

Do away with.

eliminate, obviate, rid of

Meaning : Experience or feel or submit to.

Example : Take a test.
Take the plunge.

Meaning : Make a film or photograph of something.

Example : Take a scene.
Shoot a movie.

Synonyms : film, shoot

Meaning : Remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract.

Example : Remove a threat.
Remove a wrapper.
Remove the dirty dishes from the table.
Take the gun from your pocket.
This machine withdraws heat from the environment.

Synonyms : remove, take away, withdraw

कल्पना, विचार आदि से छुटकारा पाना या उसे न रहने देना।

हम आपसी मन-मुटाव को मिटाएँ।
दूर करना, दूर हटाना, मिटाना, हटाना

अंदर धँसी हुई चीज़ को बाहर करना।

नाई ने पैर का काँटा निकाला।

Meaning : Serve oneself to, or consume regularly.

Example : Have another bowl of chicken soup!.
I don't take sugar in my coffee.

Synonyms : consume, have, ingest, take in

Choose not to consume.

I abstain from alcohol.
abstain, desist, refrain

Meaning : Accept or undergo, often unwillingly.

Example : We took a pay cut.

Synonyms : submit

Meaning : Make use of or accept for some purpose.

Example : Take a risk.
Take an opportunity.

Synonyms : accept

Meaning : Take by force.

Example : Hitler took the Baltic Republics.
The army took the fort on the hill.

शक्ति या बल द्वारा अपने अधिकार में लेना।

सेना ने किले पर कब्जा किया।
अधिकार में करना, कब्जा करना, कब्जे में लेना, क़ब्ज़ा करना, क़ब्ज़े में लेना, क़ाबू पाना, काबू पाना

Meaning : Occupy or take on.

Example : He assumes the lotus position.
She took her seat on the stage.
We took our seats in the orchestra.
She took up her position behind the tree.
Strike a pose.

Synonyms : assume, strike, take up

Meaning : Admit into a group or community.

Example : Accept students for graduate study.
We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member.

Synonyms : accept, admit, take on

किसी वस्तु, व्यक्ति आदि को अपना लेना।

उसने हिन्दू धर्म अपना लिया।
अंगीकार करना, अख़्तियार करना, अख्तियार करना, अपना बनाना, अपना लेना, अपनाना, चुनना, सकारना, स्वीकार करना, स्वीकारना

Meaning : Ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial.

Example : Take a pulse.
A reading was taken of the earth's tremors.

Meaning : Be a student of a certain subject.

Example : She is reading for the bar exam.

Synonyms : learn, read, study

Meaning : Take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs.

Example : The accident claimed three lives.
The hard work took its toll on her.

Synonyms : claim, exact

Meaning : Head into a specified direction.

Example : The escaped convict took to the hills.
We made for the mountains.

Synonyms : make

Meaning : Point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards.

Example : Please don't aim at your little brother!.
He trained his gun on the burglar.
Don't train your camera on the women.
Take a swipe at one's opponent.

Synonyms : aim, direct, take aim, train

Meaning : Be seized or affected in a specified way.

Example : Take sick.
Be taken drunk.

Meaning : Have with oneself. Have on one's person.

Example : She always takes an umbrella.
I always carry money.
She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains.

Synonyms : carry, pack

Meaning : Engage for service under a term of contract.

Example : We took an apartment on a quiet street.
Let's rent a car.
Shall we take a guide in Rome?.

Synonyms : charter, engage, hire, lease, rent

भाड़े पर सवारी ठहराना या लेना।

हम लोगों ने विद्यालय जाने के लिए एक टैक्सी की।

Meaning : Receive or obtain regularly.

Example : We take the Times every day.

Synonyms : subscribe, subscribe to

Meaning : Buy, select.

Example : I'll take a pound of that sausage.

पैसे आदि देकर किसी दुकान, व्यक्ति आदि से कुछ सौदा मोल लेना।

मैंने दुकान से एक कुर्ता खरीदा।
क्रय करना, खरीदना, ख़रीदना, मोल लेना, लेना

Meaning : To get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort.

Example : Take shelter from the storm.

* सुरक्षा, आराम आदि के लिए किसी स्थिति में जाना।

हमने तूफान से बचने के लिए आश्रय लिया।

Meaning : Have sex with. Archaic use.

Example : He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable.

Synonyms : have

Meaning : Lay claim to. As of an idea.

Example : She took credit for the whole idea.

Synonyms : claim

Renounce a legal claim or title to.


Meaning : Be designed to hold or take.

Example : This surface will not take the dye.

Synonyms : accept

Meaning : Be capable of holding or containing.

Example : This box won't take all the items.
The flask holds one gallon.

Synonyms : contain, hold

किसी वस्तु के अंदर में आ जाना या समा जाना।

इस डिब्बे में सात किलो आटा समाता है।
अँटना, अंटना, अटना, अमाना, अमावना, आटना, आना, आपूरना, पुराना, भरना, समाना

Meaning : Develop a habit.

Example : He took to visiting bars.

Meaning : Proceed along in a vehicle.

Example : We drive the turnpike to work.

Synonyms : drive

Meaning : Obtain by winning.

Example : Winner takes all.
He took first prize.

Meaning : Be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness.

Example : He got AIDS.
She came down with pneumonia.
She took a chill.

Synonyms : contract, get


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