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Engelsk navneord: take

1. take (om forhold) the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe average return was about 5%.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)issue, payoff, proceeds, return, takings, yield


Mindre specifikke termerincome


Mere specifikke termereconomic rent, payback, rent

2. take (om handling) the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption


Mindre specifikke termercinematography, filming, motion-picture photography


Mere specifikke termerretake


Engelsk udsagnsord: take

1. take (om adfærd) carry out


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTake action.
Take steps.
Take vengeance.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeract, move

2. take (om forhold) require (time or space)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt took three hours to get to work this morning.
This event occupied a very short time.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey take a long time


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)occupy, use up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerexpend, use


Mere specifikke termerbe


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningconsume, deplete, eat, eat up, exhaust, run through, use up, wipe out

3. take (om bevægelse) take somebody somewhere


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe lead him to our chief.
Can you take me to the main entrance?.
He conducted us to the palace.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)conduct, direct, guide, lead


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mere specifikke termerbeacon, hand, lead astray, misdirect, misguide, mislead, show, usher

4. take (om relation) get into one's hands, take physically


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTake a cookie!.
Can you take this bag, please.


Eksempler på anvendelseThe children take the ball


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)get hold of


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mere specifikke termerclutch, prehend, seize, seize

5. take (om ændring) take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)acquire, adopt, assume, take on


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerchange


Mere specifikke termerre-assume

6. take (om erkendelse) interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI read this address as a satire.
How should I take this message?.
You can't take credit for this!.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)read


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerconstrue, interpret, see


Mere specifikke termermisinterpret, misread


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningread, read

7. take (om bevægelse) take something or somebody with oneself somewhere


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBring me the box from the other room.
Take these letters to the boss.
This brings me to the main point.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey take the food to the people, They take the people the food


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bring, convey


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termercarry, transport


Mere specifikke termerbring back, carry, channel, conduct, convey, ferry, fetch, impart, land, return, take back, transit, transmit, tube, whisk


Kan forårsagecome, come up


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbring, bring, convey, fetch, get

8. take (om forhold) take into one's possession


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe are taking an orphan from Romania.
I'll take three salmon steaks.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Mere specifikke termeraccept, adopt, assume, attach, bear, call back, call in, collect, confiscate, deprive, divest, grab, impound, pocket, recall, repossess, seize, sequester, sequester, snaffle, snap up, strip, take away, take back, take in, take in, take over, unburden, withdraw


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)give

9. take (om bevægelse) travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe takes the bus to work.
She takes Route 1 to Newark.


Eksempler på anvendelseThe men take the boat


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerapply, employ, use, utilise, utilize

10. take (om erkendelse) pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTake 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.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey take him to write the letter


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)choose, pick out, select


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerdecide, determine, make up one's mind


Mere specifikke termeradopt, anoint, assign, cream off, cull out, define, determine, dial, draw, elect, elect, empanel, espouse, excerpt, extract, field, fix, follow, go, impanel, limit, nominate, panel, pick, pick over, plump, propose, screen, screen out, set, set apart, sieve, sieve, sieve out, sift, single out, skim off, sort, specify, specify, take out, think of, vote, vote in, winnow

11. take (om forhold) receive willingly something given or offered


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter.
I won't have this dog in my house!.
Please accept my present.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accept, have


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Mindre specifikke termeracquire, get


Mere specifikke termeraccept, admit, adopt, borrow, honor, honour, take, take on, take over, take up, welcome


Udsagnsord med lignende betydninghave, receive


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)pass up, turn down, decline, refuse, reject

12. take (om adfærd) assume, as of positions or roles


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe took the job as director of development.
He occupies the position of manager.
The young prince will soon occupy the throne.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fill, occupy


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdo work, work


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningassume, strike, take, take up

13. take (om erkendelse) take into consideration for exemplifying purposes


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTake the case of China.
Consider the following case.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)consider, deal, look at


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerthink about


Mere specifikke termerabstract, contemplate, dally, play, trifle, warm to

14. take (om tilstand) require as useful, just, or proper


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ask, call for, demand, involve, necessitate, need, postulate, require


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mere specifikke termerclaim, compel, cost, cry for, cry out for, draw, exact, govern, take


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningclaim, exact, take


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)obviate, rid of, eliminate

15. take (om opfattelse) experience or feel or submit to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTake a test.
Take the plunge.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerexperience, get, have, receive


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningsubmit, take

16. take (om kommunikation) make a film or photograph of something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTake a scene.
Shoot a movie.


Eksempler på anvendelseSam cannot take Sue


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)film, shoot


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerenter, put down, record


Mere specifikke termerreshoot


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningphotograph, shoot, snap


Overordnet emneområdefilm, flick, motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, picture, picture show

17. take (om ændring) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRemove 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.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey want to take the doors


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)remove, take away, withdraw


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Mere specifikke termerablate, amputate, aspirate, bail, bail out, bale out, bear away, bear off, bone, brush, bur, burl, burr, cancel, carry away, carry off, carve out, cast, cast off, chip away, chip away at, circumcise, clean, clean, clean, clean, clean, clear, clear, clear away, clear off, clear out, clear up, condense, cream, cream off, crumb, cut into, cut off, de-iodinate, de-ionate, debone, decalcify, decarbonise, decarbonize, decarburise, decarburize, decoke, decorticate, defang, defuse, degas, dehorn, delete, delouse, delve, demineralise, demineralize, depilate, descale, desorb, detoxicate, detoxify, detusk, dig, dig, disburden, discharge, disembowel, disinvest, dislodge, dismantle, divest, draw, draw, draw, draw, draw, draw away, draw off, draw off, draw out, draw out, dredge, drive out, drop, eliminate, empty, enucleate, enucleate, epilate, eviscerate, eviscerate, excavate, exenterate, expectorate, extirpate, extract, flick, free, get out, gut, harvest, head, hollow, hull, husk, hypophysectomise, hypophysectomize, knock out, lade, laden, ladle, leach, leach, lift, lift, lift, lift out, muck, offsaddle, pick, pick, pit, pull, pull, pull, pull off, pull out, pull out, pull up, ream, resect, scale, scalp, scavenge, scoop, scoop out, scoop up, seed, shake off, shed, shell, shell, shuck, shuck, skim, skim off, spoon, stem, stone, string, strip, strip, strip, strip, strip, strip, strip, suck out, take away, take away, take off, take out, take out, take out, take out, take out, take out, take out, take up, tear away, tear off, throw, throw away, throw off, tip, turn over, tusk, unburden, undock, undress, unhinge, unpack, unsaddle, unstring, unveil, wash, wash away, wash off, wash out, wear away, wear off, weed, winnow, wipe away, wipe off, withdraw

18. take (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) serve oneself to, or consume regularly


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHave another bowl of chicken soup!.
I don't take sugar in my coffee.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey take the cake with sugar


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)consume, have, ingest, take in


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mere specifikke termerbooze, cannibalise, cannibalize, do drugs, drink, drink, drug, eat, eat, eat, feed, fill, fuddle, get down, habituate, hit, imbibe, partake, replete, sample, sate, satiate, smoke, sop up, suck in, sup, swallow, take in, take up, taste, touch, try, try out, use


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)desist, abstain, refrain

19. take (om erkendelse) accept or undergo, often unwillingly


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe took a pay cut.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)submit


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerundergo


Mere specifikke termertest


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningtake

20. take (om forhold) make use of or accept for some purpose


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTake a risk.
Take an opportunity.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accept


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mere specifikke termerco-opt

21. take (om forhold) take by force


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHitler took the Baltic Republics.
The army took the fort on the hill.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey take the hill


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Mere specifikke termerarrogate, assume, despoil, extort, foray, loot, pillage, plunder, plunder, ransack, reave, recapture, relieve, rescue, retake, rifle, sack, scale, seize, steal, strip, take over, usurp

22. take (om bevægelse) occupy or take on


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe 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.


Eksempler på anvendelseThe men take the horses across the field


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)assume, strike, take up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termermove


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningfill, occupy, take

23. take (om forhold) admit into a group or community


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAccept students for graduate study.
We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member.


Eksempler på anvendelseSam cannot take Sue


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accept, admit, take on


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termeraccept, have, take


Mere specifikke termerprofess


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningadmit, include, let in

24. take (om ændring) ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTake a pulse.
A reading was taken of the earth's tremors.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerfind, get, incur, obtain, receive

25. take (om erkendelse) be a student of a certain subject


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe is reading for the bar exam.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)learn, read, study


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mere specifikke termeraudit, drill, exercise, practice, practise, prepare, train

26. take (om kommunikation) take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe accident claimed three lives.
The hard work took its toll on her.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)claim, exact


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerask, call for, demand, involve, necessitate, need, postulate, require, take


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningask, call for, demand, involve, necessitate, need, postulate, require, take

27. take (om bevægelse) head into a specified direction


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe escaped convict took to the hills.
We made for the mountains.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)make


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerhead

28. take (om konkurrence) point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPlease 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aim, direct, take aim, train


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerposition


Mere specifikke termeraim, charge, direct, draw a bead on, hold, level, level, place, point, point, sight, swing, target, turn

29. take (om ændring) be seized or affected in a specified way


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTake sick.
Be taken drunk.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s Adjective


Mindre specifikke termerbecome, get, go

30. take (om tilstand) have with oneself; have on one's person


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe always takes an umbrella.
I always carry money.
She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey take more bread


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)carry, pack


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerfeature, have


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcarry

31. take (om forhold) engage for service under a term of contract


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe took an apartment on a quiet street.
Let's rent a car.
Shall we take a guide in Rome?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)charter, engage, hire, lease, rent


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Mindre specifikke termeracquire, get

32. take (om forhold) receive or obtain regularly


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe take the Times every day.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)subscribe, subscribe to


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbuy, purchase

33. take (om forhold) buy, select


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI'll take a pound of that sausage.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey take the newspapers


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbuy, purchase


Overordnet emneområdecommerce, commercialism, mercantilism

34. take (om forhold) to get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTake shelter from the storm.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

35. take (om relation) have sex with; archaic use


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)have


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerbang, be intimate, bed, bonk, do it, eff, fuck, get it on, get laid, have a go at it, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, have sex, hump, jazz, know, lie with, love, make love, make out, roll in the hay, screw, sleep together, sleep with

36. take (om kommunikation) lay claim to; as of an idea


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe took credit for the whole idea.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)claim


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeraffirm, assert, aver, avow, swan, swear, verify


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningarrogate, claim, lay claim


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)disclaim

37. take (om tilstand) be designed to hold or take


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis surface will not take the dye.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accept


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbe

38. take (om tilstand) be capable of holding or containing


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis box won't take all the items.
The flask holds one gallon.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)contain, hold


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbe


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningaccommodate, admit, bear, carry, contain, hold, hold

39. take (om adfærd) develop a habit


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe took to visiting bars.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP

40. take (om bevægelse) proceed along in a vehicle


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe drive the turnpike to work.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)drive


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercover, cross, cut across, cut through, get across, get over, pass over, track, traverse


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningdrive, drive, drive, motor


Overordnet emneområdedriving

41. take (om konkurrence) obtain by winning


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWinner takes all.
He took first prize.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerwin

42. take (i anatomi) be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe got AIDS.
She came down with pneumonia.
She took a chill.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)contract, get


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercome down, sicken


Mere specifikke termercatch


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcatch









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