take pride in
Definition of take pride in
: to be proud of He takes pride in his work.
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
: something that is taken:
: the amount of money received : proceeds, receipts, income
: share, cut
: the quality or state of being proud: such as
: inordinate self-esteem : conceit
: a reasonable or justifiable self-respect
: to indulge (as oneself) in pride
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