takes 1 of 2

present tense third-person singular of take
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as in accommodates
to make or have room for I think we can take two more in this elevator

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as in works
to produce a desired effect it will be a few hours before this medication takes

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as in receives
to offer entrance (as to a place, school, or privilege) to the school takes only a small percentage of the thousands of applicants

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takes

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noun

plural of take
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as in reactions
action or behavior that is done in return to other action or behavior what's your take on the announcement that the senior vice president is taking an early retirement?

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as in shares
something belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual member of a group because there were so many winners of the jackpot, each person's take will be smaller than expected

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as in variations
a distinct treatment of something (as a story or a play) despite its contemporary setting, this take on King Lear isn't particularly novel or insightful

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“Takes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/takes. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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