take the liberty of
Definition of take the liberty of
: to do something without asking for permission to do it —+ -ing form of a verb I took the liberty of making a reservation for us. I took the liberty of telling them you weren't interested.
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 free:
: the power to do as one pleases
: freedom from physical restraint
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