Definition of take liberties
1 disapproving : to make important changes to something —usually + with I think the movie takes too many liberties with the original story.
2 old-fashioned : to be informal and friendly toward someone in a way that is not proper —usually + with He was accused of taking liberties with several young women.
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
: a distinct treatment or variation
: an act or the action of taking: such as
: the quality or state of being free:
: the power to do as one pleases
: freedom from physical restraint
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