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Pronunciation of Take: Learn how to pronounce Take in English correctly

Learn how to say Take correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word take:

verb (past took /tʊk/; past participle taken /ˈteɪk(ə)n/)
[with object]
1lay hold of (something) with one’s hands; reach for and hold:
he leaned forward to take her hand
capture or gain possession of by force or military means:
twenty of their ships were sunk or taken
the French took Ghent
(in bridge, whist, and similar card games) win (a trick):
West leads a club enabling his partner to take three tricks in the suit

2 [with object and adverbial of direction] remove (someone or something) from a particular place:
he took an envelope from his inside pocket
the police took him away
subtract:
take two from ten
add the numbers together and take away five
3 [with object and usually with adverbial] carry or bring with one; convey:
he took along a portfolio of his drawings
the drive takes you through some wonderful scenery
[with two objects]:
I took him a letter
accompany or guide (someone) to a specified place:
I’ll take you to your room
bring into a specified state:
the invasion took Europe to the brink of war
use as a route or a means of transport:
take the A43 towards Bicester
we took the night train to Scotland
4accept or receive (someone or something):
she was advised to take any job offered
they don’t take children
understand or accept as valid:
I take your point
acquire or assume (a position, state, or form):
teaching methods will take various forms
he took office in September
receive (a specified amount of money) as payment or earnings:
on its first day of trading the shop took 1.6 million roubles
achieve or attain (a victory or result):
John Martin took the men’s title
act on (an opportunity):
he took his chance to get out while the house was quiet
experience or be affected by:
the lad took a savage beating
[with object and adverbial] react to or regard (news or an event) in a specified way:
she took the news well
everything you say, he takes it the wrong way

noun
1a scene or sequence of sound or vision photographed or recorded continuously at one time:
he completed a particularly difficult scene in two takes
a particular version of or approach to something:
his own whimsical take on life
2an amount of something gained or acquired from one source or in one session:
the take from commodity taxation
chiefly US the money received at a cinema or theatre for seats.
3 Printing an amount of copy set up at one time or by one compositor.

Origin:

late Old English tacan ‘get (especially by force), capture’, from Old Norse taka ‘grasp, lay hold of’, of unknown ultimate origin