Definition of take againstBritish, somewhat old-fashioned
- They took against her for no apparent reason.
: to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as
: to seize or capture physically
: to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing
: a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment
: an act or the action of taking: such as
: the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene
: in opposition or hostility to
: contrary to
: in competition with
: in preparation for the time when
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