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Main Entry: take
Synonyms:
OD, abduct, abide, absorb, abstract, accede, accede to, accept, accommodate, accompany, account as, accroach, acknowledge, acquire, act, admit, adopt, advocate, affect, agree to, allow for, allure, and, annex, annihilate, apply, appreciate, apprehend, appropriate, arrogate, ask, assault sexually, assent, assimilate, assume, astonish, astound, attract, avails, bag, bamboozle, be afraid, be agreeable, be blooded, be brought down, be felled, be seized of, be struck down, be successful, be traumatized, be with one, bear, bear with, beard, beat, beat it, become airborne, behave, believe, belittle, bewitch, bilk, blackmail, blast off, blaze, blaze up, blink at, board, bolt, boodle, book, boom shot, boost, booty, borrow, box office, brave, break bread, break out, bring, bring up, brook, burlesque, burn, burst into flame, buy, call for, capital gains, captivate, capture, caricature, carry, carry away, carry off, carry on, cart, catch, catch cold, catch fire, catch on, catch on fire, catch up, challenge, charm, chase, cheat, choose, chouse, chronicle, claim, clap hands on, clasp, claw, cleanup, clear, clear profit, clench, click, clinch, close-up, clutch, collapse, collar, combust, come by, come down with, come in for, come into, come off, commandeer, commissions, compass, comply, comprehend, comprise, con, conceive, conclude, condone, conduct, confiscate, connect, connive at, consent, consider, construe, consume, contain, contend against, continue, contract, convey, convoy, cop, copy, corral, count calories, court, cover, cozen, crave, credit, credits, crib, crook, cull, daresay, deal with, debase, decamp, deceive, deduce, deduct, deem, define, deflate, deflorate, deflower, defraud, degrade, deliver, demand, depart, deprecate, depreciate, derive, derive from, describe, deuce shot, devirginate, devour, diagnose, diddle, diet, dig, digest, diminish, disavow, discard, discount, disgrace, disparage, disposable income, disregard, dividend, dividends, divine, do, do the trick, document, doff, down, drag down, drain off, draw, draw back, draw from, draw off, dream, drink, dupe, earn, earned income, earnings, eat, effect, elect, embezzle, embrace, employ, enchant, encompass, end, endure, engage, enlist, enmesh, ensnare, entail, entangle, enter into possession, entertain, entrap, erupt, escort, espouse, establish, esteem, estimate, exact, expect, experience, express, expropriate, extort, extract, face, face the music, fall to, fancy, fare, farewell, fascinate, fathom, favor, feed, feed on, feel, ferry, fever, fiddle, fight, filch, fill up, filthy lucre, fit in, flame, flimflam, fly, fly off, follow-focus shot, follow, fool, foul, freight, full shot, function, gain, gains, gate, gate receipts, gather, get, get hold of, get the drift, get the idea, get the picture, gettings, gleanings, glom on to, go, go along with, go away, go great guns, go into shock, go off, go on with, go over, go over big, go through, go to town, gobble up, grab, grab hold of, graduate, graft, grant, grapple, grasp, grip, gripe, gross, gross income, gross profit, gross receipts, group shot, guess, guide, gull, gulp down, gyp, hack, handle, harpoon, harrow, harvest, haul, have, have a hunch, have an idea, have an impression, have an inkling, have coming in, have it taped, have recourse to, have the idea, hire, hit the road, hoard, hold, hold as, hoodwink, hook, hot goods, hug, humble, humiliate, hunger, ignore, imagine, imbibe, imitate, implicate, imply, impose upon, include, income, infer, infringe, ingest, inhale, inherit, intake, interest, interpret, involve, judge, ken, kill, killing, kinescope, knock off, knock under, know, knuckle down, knuckle under, lampoon, land, lasso, lay hands on, lay hold of, lead, lead to, learn, lease, leave, leave unavenged, let, let be, let in, let it go, liberate, lift, lift off, like, live with it, lodge, long shot, look like, look upon as, loot, lower, lucre, lug, lure, magnetize, maintain, make, make a hit, make allowances for, make for, make off with, make use of, makings, manhandle, mark, master, matte shot, meal, medium shot, meet with success, mesh, mimic, misappropriate, mock, motion picture, mulct, nab, nail, neat profit, necessitate, need, net, net income, net profit, net receipts, nick, nip, nip up, noose, not resist, note, obey, obtain, occupy, operate, opine, oppose, opt for, output, overcharge, overdose, overhaul, overlook, overtake, pack, palm, pan shot, panoramic shot, paper profits, parody, partake, partake of, pass, pass over, peculate, peel off, pelf, perceive, percentage, perform, perk, perks, perquisite, pick, pick up, pickings, pilfer, pillage, pinch, pirate, pitch in, plagiarize, play, plunder, poach, pocket, pocket the affront, pork barrel, possess, possess sexually, preempt, prefer, prefigure, prehend, presume, presuppose, presurmise, prevail, prize, proceeds, process shot, procure, produce, profit, profits, prosper, provisionally accept, public till, public trough, pull down, purchase, purloin, pursue, put down, put forth, put in writing, put into effect, put up with, quaff, qualify, quarter, raise, rake-off, rap shot, rape, ravish, reach, react, read, read into, realize, reap, recant, receipt, receipts, receivables, receive, reckon, record, regard, regard with indulgence, relent, relish, remind one of, remove, rent, repudiate, repute, require, resemble, reserve, resign, resort to, resume, retain, retake, retract, return, returns, revenue, rip off, rival, rob, rope, royalties, run a temperature, run after, run away with, run for, rustle, sack, satirize, savor, savvy, say, score, scram, scrounge, secure, see, seize, seize the meaning, seizure, select, send up, sense, sequester, serve, set down, set down as, shame, shock, shoplift, shot, sicken, simulate, single out, skedaddle, snag, snap up, snare, snatch, sniggle, snitch, spear, split, spoil, spoils, spoils of office, sponsor, spoof, squeeze, stand, startle, steal, stealings, stick, stolen goods, stomach, store, strike, strip off, study, submit, submit to, subsume, subtract, succeed, succumb, suffer, support, suppose, surmise, surprise, survive, suspect, swag, swallow, swallow an insult, swallow it, swallow the pill, swindle, swipe, tackle, take-in, take aback, take after, take away, take back, take by assault, take by storm, take down, take effect, take for, take for granted, take from, take hold, take hold of, take ill, take in, take it, take it that, take off, take on, take out, take over, take possession, take possession of, take to, take to be, take to mean, take up, takings, tangle, tangle up with, taste, terminate, thieve, think, till, tolerate, torment, tote, transcribe, transport, trap, travel shot, travesty, treat, trick, trow, trucking shot, turn aside provocation, turn to, undergo, understand, understand by, undertake, unearned income, use, use up, vie with, view as, violate, voice, waft, walk off with, wealth, weather, ween, whip up, whisk, wile, win, wing, wink at, winnings, wipe out, withdraw, withstand, wolf, woo, work, work well, work wonders, write down, yield, zoom shot
 
Main Entry: double take
Synonyms:
PS, Parthian shot, addendum, afterthought, appendix, back matter, bind, block, blockage, bureaucratic delay, chorus, coda, codicil, colophon, conclusion, consequence, continuance, continuation, delay, delayage, delayed reaction, detention, dragging, dying words, envoi, epilogue, follow-through, follow-up, halt, hang-up, hindrance, holdup, interim, jam, lag, lagging, last words, logjam, moratorium, obstruction, paperasserie, parting shot, pause, peroration, postface, postfix, postlude, postscript, red-tapeism, red-tapery, red tape, refrain, reprieve, respite, retardance, retardation, second thought, sequel, sequela, sequelae, sequelant, sequent, sequitur, slow-up, slowdown, slowness, stay, stay of execution, stop, stoppage, subscript, suffix, supplement, suspension, swan song, tag, tie-up, time lag, wait
 
Main Entry: give-and-take
Synonyms:
abatement of differences, accommodation, adjustment, agency, alternation, arrangement, badinage, balance, ballast, banter, bargain, barter, bartering, battledore and shuttlecock, boomerang, brokerage, buying and selling, chaff, changeable, colloquial discourse, colloquy, comeback, communication, communion, commutable, commutation, commutative, composition, compromise, concession, consideration, conversation, converse, conversing, convertible, cooperation, cop-out, counter, counterbalance, counterblast, counterblow, counterchange, counterpoise, counterstroke, counterweight, cross fire, deal, dealing, defensibility, desertion of principle, discourse, doing business, drumhead justice, dueness, equal, equalizing, equipoise, equitableness, equity, equivalent, evasion of responsibility, even, evenhandedness, exchange, exchanged, fooling, fooling around, giving way, good-natured banter, harmless teasing, horse trading, interchange, interchangeable, interchanged, intercourse, interlocution, intermutation, interplay, jape, jest, jive, jobbing, joke, josh, justice, justifiability, justifiableness, justification, justness, kidding, kidding around, lawfulness, legality, lex talionis, makeweight, measure for measure, meetness, merchandising, mutual, mutual admiration, mutual concession, mutual support, mutual transfer, mutuality, nemesis, offset, permutable, permutation, persiflage, pleasantry, poetic justice, properness, propriety, quid pro quo, raillery, rallying, rapping, reciprocal, reciprocality, reciprocating, reciprocation, reciprocative, reciprocity, recoil, reply, retailing, retaliation, retaliatory, retort, retributive justice, return, returnable, ridicule, right, rightfulness, rightness, rude justice, scales of justice, setoff, settlement, something for something, something of value, sport, standard, summary justice, surrender, swapped, swapping, switched, tit for tat, trade, traded, trading, trafficking, transposal, transposed, transposition, twit, understanding, verbal intercourse, warrantability, warrantedness, what is right, wheeling and dealing, wholesaling, yielding
 
Main Entry: take a crack at
Synonyms:
cut and thrust, feint, flail at, flail away at, give a fling, give a go, give a try, give a whirl, hit at, lash out at, let drive at, let fly at, lunge at, make a try, poke at, strike at, strike out at, swing at, swing on, tackle, take on, thrust at
 
Main Entry: take a powder
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absquatulate, beat it, blow, decamp, dog it, duck and run, duck out, lam, make off, powder, scram, skedaddle, skin out, skip, skip out, split, take off, vamoose
 
Main Entry: take aback
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Main Entry: take advantage of
Synonyms:
abuse, benefit from, bleed, bleed white, capitalize on, carpe diem, cash in, cash in on, deceive, drain, exploit, foist on, ill-use, impose on, impose upon, improve, improve the occasion, make capital of, make hay, make use of, manipulate, milk, misuse, not be behindhand, pass off on, pass the buck, play on, presume upon, profit by, put across, put on, put over, put to advantage, put upon, seize the day, shift the blame, shift the responsibility, stroke, suck dry, trade on, turn to account, turn to profit, turn to use, use, use ill, use to advantage, work on, work upon
 
Main Entry: take after
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ape, appear like, approach, approximate, be like, be redolent of, bear resemblance, bring to mind, call to mind, call up, come close, come near, compare with, copy, copy after, correspond, counterfeit, emulate, evoke, favor, follow, follow like sheep, follow suit, imitate, look like, match, mimic, mirror, model after, near, nearly reproduce, not tell apart, parallel, partake of, pattern after, remind one of, resemble, savor of, seem like, simulate, smack of, sound like, stack up with, suggest
 
Main Entry: take apart
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atomize, break to pieces, cleave, defoliate, demolish, denude, disassemble, disintegrate, dismantle, dismember, dismount, draw and quarter, flay, fragment, lacerate, maim, make mincemeat of, mangle, mutilate, peel, pick to pieces, pull apart, pull in pieces, pull to pieces, pulverize, reduce to rubble, rend, shatter, shred, skin, smash, split, strip, sunder, take down, tear apart, tear down, tear to pieces, tear to shreds, tear to tatters, total, unbuild, undo, unmake, wrack up, wreck
 
Main Entry: take aside
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accost, address, apostrophize, appeal to, approach, bespeak, breathe, buttonhole, call to, greet, hail, halloo, invoke, mention privately, salute, speak, speak fair, speak to, talk to, tell confidentially, whisper
 
Main Entry: take away
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Main Entry: take back
Synonyms:
abjure, apologize, ask forgiveness, assert the contrary, back down, back out, backwater, beg indulgence, beg pardon, belie, bring back, climb down, contest, contradict, contravene, controvert, counter, crawfish out, cross, deny, disaffirm, disallow, disavow, disclaim, disown, disprove, dispute, eat crow, eat humble pie, express regret, extradite, forswear, gainsay, get back, give back, impugn, join issue upon, not accept, not admit, nullify, oppose, palinode, put back, ransom, recall, recant, recapture, reclaim, recommit, recoup, recover, recuperate, redeem, refuse to admit, refute, regain, remand, remit, renege, renounce, renovate, reoccupy, repatriate, replace, replevin, replevy, repossess, repudiate, restitute, restore, resume, retake, retract, retrieve, return, revindicate, revive, revoke, send back, swallow, take issue with, unsay, withdraw
 
Main Entry: take by storm
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abduct, board, breeze, carry by storm, carry off, escalade, foray, inroad, inundate, invade, kidnap, make a raid, make an inroad, overwhelm, raid, romp home, scale, scale the walls, shanghai, storm, throttle, walk off with, walk over, waltz off with, win going away, win hands down
 
Main Entry: take care
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attend to business, be alert, be careful, be cautious, be obsessed with, bend over backwards, beware, concentrate on, exercise care, fix on, focus on, give heed, handle with gloves, have a care, lie low, look about one, look lively, look out, look sharp, mind, miss nothing, pay attention, pay heed, qui vive, scrutinize, study, take good care, take heed, take pains, take trouble, tread on eggs, treat gently, watch out
 
Main Entry: take care of
Synonyms:
accomplish, achieve, administer to, approach, attain, attend, attend on, attend to, baby-sit, be responsible for, blast, blot out, boss, bribe, bump off, buy, buy off, care for, carry on, carry out, carry through, chaperon, cherish, chore, come down on, compass, complete, conduct, conserve, consummate, cope with, corrupt, croak, dance attendance upon, deal with, direct, discharge, dispatch, dispose of, do, do for, do in, do service to, do the job, do the trick, drive, drudge, effect, effectuate, ego-trip, enact, erase, execute, fetch, fix, foster, fulfill, get, get at, get to, give it to, give the business, grease, grease the palm, gun down, handle, help, hit, ice, keep in order, keep watch over, knock off, lackey, lay out, look after, look out for, look to, maid, make, make go, manage, maneuver, manipulate, matronize, mind, minister to, mother, nurse, nurture, off, operate, overlook, oversee, pander to, pay, pay off, pay out, perform, perform on, pilot, play, polish off, practice, preserve, produce, protege, provide for, purchase, put away, reach, realize, ride herd on, rub out, run, see after, see to, serve, serve one out, settle, settle the score, shepherd, stand over, steer, suborn, succeed, superintend, supervise, support, take charge of, tamper with, tend, tickle the palm, transact, turn the trick, upon, valet, wait, wait on, waste, watch, watch out for, watch over, wipe out, work, work for, work out, zap
 
Main Entry: take chances
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brave, chance, chance it, court destruction, dare, defy danger, face up to, forget the odds, gamble, gamble on, hazard, play with fire, rely on fortune, risk, run a chance, run the chance, run the risk, set at hazard, take a chance, take a flier, tempt Providence, tempt fortune, trust to chance, try the chance, venture, wager
 
Main Entry: take charge
Synonyms:
active, acute, aggressive, animated, arrogate, assume, assume command, be able, be up to, brisk, can, can do, cut it, cut the mustard, dynamic, energetic, enterprising, enthusiastic, forceful, forcible, full of pep, go-go, hack it, hearty, impetuous, incisive, intense, keen, kinetic, lively, living, lusty, make it, make the grade, may, mettlesome, mount the throne, peppy, possess authority, robust, seize, seize power, seize the throne, smacking, snappy, spanking, spirited, strenuous, strong, take-over, take command, take over, take the helm, take the lead, trenchant, usurp, vibrant, vigorous, vivacious, vivid, zestful, zesty, zippy
 
Main Entry: take cover
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bar the gate, be incognito, bolt the door, burrow, claim sanctuary, disappear, drop from sight, fly to, go into hiding, go to ground, go underground, hide, hide away, hide out, hole up, lie, lie close, lie doggo, lie hid, lie low, lie snug, masquerade, play peekaboo, raise the drawbridge, remain anonymous, retire from sight, run into port, seek refuge, sit tight, stay in hiding, take refuge, take shelter, wear a mask
 
Main Entry: take down
Synonyms:
abase, abash, admonish, bear down, beat down, blow down, blow over, book, bowl down, bowl over, break down, bring down, bring low, bring to book, bulldog, bulldoze, burn down, calendar, call to account, carve, cast down, catalog, chalk, chalk up, chastise, check in, chide, chop down, chronicle, consume, correct, couch, crush, cut, cut down, dash down, debase, deck, degrade, demean, demolish, depress, detrude, devour, diminish, disassemble, dismantle, dismember, dismount, dispatch, dispose of, docket, down, downbear, drop, dump, dump on, eat up, engrave, enroll, enscroll, enter, fell, fetch down, file, fill out, flatten, floor, get away with, get down, grave, ground, haul down, have words with, hew down, impanel, incise, indent, index, ingest, inscribe, insert, jot down, knock down, knock over, lay level, lay low, lay out, lecture, let down, level, list, log, lower, make a memorandum, make a note, make an entry, make out, mark down, matriculate, minute, mow down, note, note down, objurgate, place upon record, poll, post, post up, precipitate, press down, prostrate, pull down, push down, put away, put down, put in writing, put on paper, put on tape, rase, rate, raze, rebuke, record, reduce, reduce to writing, register, reprehend, reprimand, reprove, scold, send headlong, set down, set straight, sink, smash, spank, spread-eagle, steamroller, straighten out, supinate, surround, swallow, tabulate, take apart, take in, take to task, tape-record, tape, tear down, throw, throw down, thrust down, topple, trip, trip up, tuck in, tumble, upbraid, videotape, whack down, write, write down, write in, write out, write up
 
Main Entry: take exception
Synonyms:
agree to differ, agree to disagree, ban, be at variance, be in dissent, beg to differ, blackball, carp, catch at straws, categorically reject, cavil, cut up, differ, disagree, disagree with, disallow, disapprove, disapprove of, discord with, disfavor, dissent, dissent from, divide on, drop out, exclude, fault-find, find fault, frown at, frown down, frown upon, grimace at, look askance at, look black upon, nitpick, not agree, not approve, not go for, not hear of, not hold with, object, object to, oppose, ostracize, pettifog, pick holes, pick to pieces, protest, pull apart, pull to pieces, quibble, reject, say no to, secede, take exception to, take issue, tear apart, tear to pieces, think ill of, think little of, thumb down, view with disfavor, withdraw, withhold assent
 
Main Entry: take five
Synonyms:
break, breathe, call a break, call time, declare a recess, interlude, intermit, interval, intervene, knock off, lay off, pause, recess, stop for breath, take a break, take a recess, take a rest, take ten, take time out
 
Main Entry: take for
Synonyms:
account as, assume, be afraid, believe, conceive, conclude, consider, daresay, deduce, deem, divine, dream, esteem, estimate, expect, fancy, feel, gather, grant, guess, have a hunch, have an idea, have an impression, have an inkling, have the idea, hold, hold as, imagine, infer, judge, let, let be, look upon as, maintain, opine, prefigure, presume, presuppose, presurmise, provisionally accept, reckon, regard, repute, say, set down as, suppose, surmise, suspect, take, take for granted, take it, take to be, think, trow, understand, view as, ween
 
Main Entry: take for granted
Synonyms:
accept, accept for gospel, accept implicitly, allegorize, allude to, anticipate, assume, be afraid, be caught napping, be certain, be neglectful, be negligent, believe, believe without reservation, bring to mind, buy, conceive, conclude, connote, consider, contemplate, credit, daresay, deduce, deem, default, disregard, divine, dread, dream, entail, envisage, expect, face, fail, fancy, feel, foresee, gather, give faith to, gloss over, grant, have in mind, hint, hope, ignore, imagine, implicate, imply, import, infer, insinuate, intimate, involve, lapse, let, let be, let go, let ride, let slide, let slip, lose sight of, lose track of, mean, mean to say, neglect, nod, not care for, not get involved, not heed, not think, opine, overlook, pass over, point indirectly to, prefigure, presume, presuppose, presurmise, provisionally accept, put faith in, receive, reckon, repute, say, set store by, show no amazement, sleep, suggest, suppose, surmise, suspect, swallow, take, take for, take it, take on faith, take on trust, take stock in, take to be, think, treat as routine, trust, understand
 
Main Entry: take in
Synonyms:
abbreviate, abridge, absorb, abstract, accept, accouple, accumulate, acquire, admit, adsorb, affect, agglutinate, amass, appear, appreciate, apprehend, arrest, articulate, assemble, assimilate, assister, associate, assume, attend, bamboozle, band, barge in, be admitted, be at, be present at, be with one, beguile, behold, betray, blot, blot up, bluff, bob, boil down, bond, bracket, break in, breeze in, bridge, bridge over, bring, burst in, bust in, cajole, call for, capsulize, capture, carry, catch, catch on, catch sight of, cement, chain, cheat on, chemisorb, chemosorb, circumvent, clap eyes on, clap together, clip, collar, collect, combine, come barging in, come breezing in, come busting in, come by, come in, come in for, come to, compass, complete, comprehend, compress, comprise, concatenate, conceive, condense, conglobulate, conjoin, conjugate, conjure, connect, consume, contain, contract, copulate, count in, couple, cover, creep in, crop, cross the threshold, crowd in, curtail, cut, cut back, cut down, cut off short, cut short, deceive, delude, derive, derive from, descry, devour, diddle, dig, digest, discern, discover, dispatch, dispose of, distinguish, do, dock, double-cross, down, drag down, draw, draw from, drink, drink in, drink up, drop in, dupe, eat up, edge in, elide, embody, embrace, encircle, enclose, encompass, engross, entail, enter, environ, envisage, epitomize, espy, extend, eye, fathom, fill, fill in, fill out, filter in, flimflam, follow, foreshorten, forestall, four-flush, gain, gain admittance, gammon, gape, gather, get, get an earful, get around, get away with, get down, get hold of, get in, get the drift, get the idea, get the picture, give an entree, glimpse, glue, go, go in, go into, go out, go to, grab, grasp, gull, have, have an entree, have an in, have coming in, have in sight, have it taped, hear, hear of, hear tell of, hoax, hocus-pocus, hold, hop in, hornswaggle, humbug, imbibe, immit, implicate, imply, include, incorporate, infiltrate, ingest, insert, intromit, intrude, involve, irrupt, jam in, join, juggle, jump in, ken, knot, know, lay eyes on, lay together, lead to, league, learn, let down, let in, lie, link, look at, look in, look on, look upon, lump together, make out, marry, marshal, mass, master, merge, mobilize, mock, mow, nab, nip, notice, number among, observe, obtain, occupy, ogle, osmose, outmaneuver, outreach, outsmart, outwit, overhear, overreach, pack in, pair, perceive, percolate in, pick out, pick up, piece together, pigeon, play one false, poll, pollard, pop in, press in, presume, presuppose, prune, pull down, push in, put away, put in, put something over, put together, put under arrest, range, reach, reach out, read, reap, recap, recapitulate, receive, reckon among, reckon in, reckon with, recognize, reduce, require, retrench, roll into one, run, run in, savvy, secure, see, seep in, seize, seize the meaning, sense, set foot in, shave, shear, shorten, show up, sight, sit in, slip in, slurp up, snow, snub, soak in, soak up, solder, sorb, span, splice, sponge, spot, spread, spy, squeeze in, step in, stick together, straddle, stretch, stretch out, string along, stunt, subsume, sum up, summarize, surround, swallow, sweep, swill up, synopsize, take, take down, take into account, take into consideration, take into custody, take on, take over, take prisoner, take up, tape, telescope, throw open to, thrust in, thrust out, tie, trick, trim, truncate, tuck in, turn up, twig, two-time, understand, unify, unite, view, visit, watch, wedge in, weld, witness, work in, yoke
 
Main Entry: take into account
Synonyms:
admit, admit exceptions, allow, allow for, assimilate, bear in mind, complete, comprehend, comprise, concede, consider, consider the circumstances, consider the source, contain, count in, cover, discount, disregard, embody, embrace, encircle, enclose, encompass, envisage, fill, fill in, fill out, grant, have regard for, hold, hold in mind, include, incorporate, keep in mind, keep in sight, keep in view, lift temporarily, make allowance for, number among, occupy, provide for, receive, reckon among, reckon in, reckon with, relax, relax the condition, set aside, take account of, take cognizance of, take heed of, take in, take into consideration, take note of, take notice of, take up, waive
 
Main Entry: take issue with
Synonyms:
abjure, agree to differ, agree to disagree, assert the contrary, be at cross-purposes, be at variance, be in dissent, beg to differ, belie, bicker over, contend about, contest, contradict, contravene, controvert, counter, counteract, countervail, counterwork, cross, deny, differ, disaffirm, disagree, disagree with, disallow, disavow, disclaim, discord with, disown, disprove, dispute, dissent, dissent from, divide on, drop out, fight over, forswear, gainsay, go against, impugn, join issue upon, join the opposition, not abide, not accept, not admit, not agree, nullify, oppose, play at cross-purposes, protest, quarrel over, recant, refuse to admit, refute, renounce, repudiate, resist, retract, revoke, run against, run counter to, secede, squabble over, take back, take exception, take issue, traverse, vote against, withdraw, withhold assent, withstand, wrangle over
 
Main Entry: take it
Synonyms:
accede, accept, account as, acquiesce, answer, assent, assume, avail, be afraid, be agreeable, be equal to, bear, bear the brunt, bear up, bear up under, believe, comply, conceive, conclude, consent, consider, daresay, deduce, deem, divine, do, do it, dream, esteem, estimate, expect, face the music, fancy, feel, fill the bill, fulfill, gather, get by, go along with, go around, grant, guess, hack it, hang in, hang tough, have a hunch, have an idea, have an impression, have an inkling, have the idea, hold, hold as, hold out, hold up, imagine, infer, judge, just do, keep up, knock under, knuckle down, knuckle under, let, let be, live with it, look upon as, maintain, make the grade, meet, meet requirements, never say die, not flag, not give up, not resist, not weaken, obey, opine, pass, pass muster, prefigure, presume, presuppose, presurmise, provisionally accept, qualify, reach, reckon, regard, relent, repute, resign, satisfy, say, see it out, serve, serve the purpose, set down as, stand, stand the gaff, stand up, stay it out, stay the distance, stick it out, stretch, submit, succumb, suffice, suppose, surmise, suspect, swallow it, swallow the pill, sweat it out, take, take for, take for granted, take to be, think, trow, understand, view as, ween, work
 
Main Entry: take it easy
Synonyms:
be careful, be cautious, bed, bed down, calm down, coast, collect oneself, compose oneself, cool it, cool off, couch, curl up, drift, get organized, go easy, go on tiptoe, go to bed, go to rest, lie down, loll, lounge, make haste slowly, make light of, make little of, not sweat it, pussyfoot, recline, relax, repose, rest, settle to rest, simmer down, snug down, sober down, sprawl, take life easy, think nothing of, think twice, tiptoe, unwind, walk on eggshells
 
Main Entry: take liberties
Synonyms:
abuse a privilege, be disrespectful, be overfamiliar with, bother, dare, deride, disesteem, disparage, disrespect, encroach upon, get fresh, get smart, have a nerve, have the cheek, have the gall, hold in contempt, impose on, impose upon, inconvenience, make bold, make free with, not respect, obtrude upon, overstep, presume, presume on, presume upon, rank low, ridicule, show disrespect for, take a liberty, take liberties with, taunt, treat with disrespect, trifle with, trouble
 
Main Entry: take notice
Synonyms:
animadvert, attend, bear in mind, have regard for, heed, hold in mind, keep in mind, keep in sight, keep in view, look, mark, mind, note, notice, observe, reckon with, regard, remark, see, take account of, take cognizance of, take heed of, take into account, take into consideration, take note, take note of, take notice of, tend, view, watch
 
Main Entry: take off
Synonyms:
abate, abscind, absquatulate, act, act a part, act as, act out, advance, allow, ameliorate, amend, amputate, annihilate, ape, aspire, ban, bar, bate, bear, become airborne, begin, begone, bereave of life, blast away, blast off, bob, burlesque, carry away, carry off, cast off, charge off, chloroform, claw skyward, clear, clear out, clip, come along, come on, commence, copy, copycat, crop, cull, cut, cut away, cut down, cut off, cut out, cut short, decamp, deduct, depreciate, deprive of life, destroy, detach, develop, discount, disengage, dispatch, dispose of, dive in, do, do away with, do for, do to death, dock, doff, dog it, douse, down, draw back, drop, eliminate, enact, end, enucleate, eradicate, except, excise, exclude, execute, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, fall to, finish, finish off, float, fly, fly aloft, free, gain, gain altitude, gain ground, get ahead, get along, get rid of, get to, go ahead, go forward, graduate, grow better, hang, head, head into, hightail, hit off, hit off on, hover, imitate, immolate, impersonate, improve, isolate, jump off, kick back, kick off, kill, kite, knock off, lam, launch into eternity, lay low, leave the ground, liberate, light out, liquidate, look up, loose, loosen, lop, lynch, make, make allowance, make away with, make headway, make off, make progress, make strides, martyr, martyrize, masquerade as, meliorate, mend, mime, mimic, mock, mutilate, nip, pantomime, pare, parody, parrot, pass for, peel, perform, perk up, personate, pick out, pick up, pitch in, plane, play, play a part, plunge into, poise, poison, pose as, powder, pretend to be, progress, prune, purge, put away, put down, put off, put paid to, put to death, put to sleep, rebate, reduce, refund, release, remove, remove from life, root out, rotate, rule out, sacrifice, scrag, scram, send off, set about, set apart, set aside, set in, set out, set sail, set to, shape up, shave, shear, show improvement, skedaddle, skip, skip out, skyrocket, slaughter, slay, slip out of, soar, spire, split, stamp out, start, start in, start off, start out, starve, step out of, strike, strike off, strip, strip off, subtract, take, take a powder, take a premium, take away, take life, take off on, take out, taxi, throw off, to, travesty, truncate, turn to, unbar, unbind, unbolt, unbuckle, unbutton, unchain, unclasp, undo, unfasten, unfetter, unglue, unlace, unlatch, unleash, unlock, unloose, unloosen, unstick, unstrap, untie, unwrap, vamoose, weigh anchor, wipe out, withdraw, write off, zoom
 
Main Entry: take on
Synonyms:
accept, ache, acquire, add, admit, adopt, agonize, air a grievance, annex, antagonize, append, appropriate, assume, attack, attempt, battle, be livid, be pissed, beat against, beat up against, beef, bellyache, bespeak, bitch, bleed, bluster, boil, book, breast the wave, brief, brood over, browned off, buck, buckle to, buffet, buffet the waves, burn, carry on, chafe, clamor, close with, combat, come by, come in for, compete with, complain, conduct, contend against, contest, copy, crab, croak, derive, derive from, dive into, do, do battle, drag down, draw, draw from, embark in, embark upon, employ, endeavor, engage, engage in, engage in battle, enter on, enter upon, exercise, fall into, fall to, fight, fight against, follow, fret, fret and fume, fume, fuss, gain, get, get busy, get cracking, get going, get under way, get with it, give a fling, give a go, give a try, give a whirl, give battle, go about, go at, go in for, go into, go on, go to it, go upon, grapple with, grieve, gripe, groan, grouch, grouse, growl, grumble, grunt, have, have a conniption, have at, have coming in, hire, holler, hop to it, howl, imitate, infringe, join battle, join battle with, join issue, jump to it, kick, labor against, launch forth, launch into, lay about, light into, lodge a complaint, make a try, make use of, militate against, mock, mope, mourn, move into, murmur, mutter, obtain, offer resistance, pine, pine away, pirate, pissed off, pitch in, pitch into, plagiarize, plunge into, practice, preengage, proceed to, prosecute, pull, pull down, pursue, put on, rage, raise Cain, raise a howl, raise hell, raise the devil, raise the roof, rant, rant and rave, rave, receive, recruit, register a complaint, reluct, reluctate, reserve, retain, rival, sail into, secure, seethe, set about, set at, set forward, set going, set to, set to work, sign on, sign up, sign up for, simmer, simulate, sizzle, smoke, smolder, sorrow, specialize in, squawk, start in, steal, stem the tide, stew, storm, strike, strive against, struggle against, subjoin, superadd, tackle, take, take in, take into employment, take over, take to, take up, throw a fit, try conclusions, turn to, undertake, use, venture upon, vie with, wade into, wage, work at, worry, yap, yelp
 
Main Entry: take over
Synonyms:
accept, acquire, admit, adopt, annex, appropriate, arrogate, assume, assume command, colonize, come by, come in for, conquer, copy, derive, derive from, drag down, draw, draw from, encroach, enslave, gain, get, get at, get hold of, glom on to, grab, have, have coming in, hog, imitate, indent, infringe, invade, jump a claim, lay hands on, make free with, make use of, mock, monopolize, mount the throne, obtain, occupy, overrun, pirate, plagiarize, play God, preempt, preoccupy, prepossess, pretend to, pull down, receive, requisition, secure, seize, seize power, seize the throne, simulate, sit on, spell, squat on, steal, subjugate, take, take all of, take charge, take command, take in, take it all, take on, take possession, take possession of, take the helm, take the lead, take up, trespass, usurp
 
Main Entry: take place
Synonyms:
be found, be met with, be realized, befall, betide, come, come about, come down, come off, come to pass, come true, eventuate, fall, go off, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, transpire
 
Main Entry: take shape
Synonyms:
come together, crystallize, draw up, fall in, fall into line, fall into place, fall into rank, form, gather around, materialize, place itself, rally round, range itself, shape, shape up, take form, take its place, take order, take rank
 
Main Entry: take sides
Synonyms:
act with, align with, argue, argufy, back, back up, bandy words, bicker, cavil, champion, choplogic, contend, contest, cross swords, cut and thrust, discept, dispute, flock to, get behind, get in behind, get together with, give and take, go along with, go in with, hassle, have it out, join, join hands with, join issue, join up with, join with, line up with, lock horns, logomachize, moot, pettifog, plead, polemicize, polemize, quibble, rally round, range with, run interference for, second, side with, spar, stand back of, stand behind, stand by, stand in with, stick by, stick up for, strike in with, string along with, swing in with, take part with, take sides with, team up with, thrash out, throw in with, try conclusions, unite with, wrangle
 
Main Entry: take steps
Synonyms:
act on, act upon, bear a hand, clear the decks, consider every angle, do something, do something about, forearm, get with it, go, guard against, hedge, leave out nothing, lift a finger, make sure, make sure against, maneuver, overlook no possibility, play safe, prepare for, proceed, proceed with, provide a hedge, provide against, provide for, reef down, shorten sail, strike a blow, take a hand, take action, take measures, take precautions
 
Main Entry: take the cake
Synonyms:
bear the palm, beat, beat all hollow, best, capture, carry, carry away, carry it, carry off, carry the day, clobber, come out first, defeat, finish in front, fluke, gain, gain the day, lick, make a killing, skin, triumph, trounce, win, win out, win the battle, win the laurels, win the palm, win the prize, win through, worst
 
Main Entry: take the edge off
Synonyms:
abate, allay, alleviate, appease, assuage, attemper, attenuate, bank the fire, bate, blunt, calm, chasten, conciliate, constrain, control, cool, cramp, cripple, damp, dampen, de-emphasize, deaden, debilitate, defuse, devitalize, diminish, disedge, downplay, draw the teeth, dulcify, dull, enervate, enfeeble, eviscerate, exhaust, extenuate, gruel, keep within bounds, lay, lay low, lay the dust, lenify, lessen, lighten, mitigate, moderate, modulate, mollify, obtund, pacify, palliate, placate, play down, pour balm on, propitiate, rattle, reduce, reduce the temperature, repress, restrain, retund, sap, shake, shake up, slacken, slow down, smooth, smooth down, smooth over, smother, sober, sober down, soften, soften up, soothe, stifle, subdue, suppress, tame, temper, tone down, tranquilize, tune down, turn, unbrace, undermine, underplay, unman, unnerve, unstrengthen, unstring, weaken
 
Main Entry: take time
Synonyms:
abide, await, bide, bide the issue, buy time, consume time, dally, dawdle, delay, dillydally, hang about, hang around, hold everything, hold on, hold your horses, keep time, kill time, linger, loiter, look for time, mark time, measure time, occupy time, pass time, put in time, race against time, sit tight, sit up, spend time, stay, stay up, stick around, summer, take up time, tarry, use time, wait, wait a minute, wait and see, weekend, winter, work against time
 
Main Entry: take to
Synonyms:
addict, adjust, aim at, be desirous of, be smitten, be used to, be wont, become attached to, bring into play, carry on, choose, conduct, confirm, convert to use, cotton to, desiderate, desire, do, employ, engage in, enlist into service, exercise, fall back upon, fall for, fall in love, fancy, favor, follow, get used to, go in for, have designs on, have recourse to, impress, like, look to, love, lust, lust after, practice, prefer, prosecute, pursue, put in requisition, recur to, refer to, resort to, revert to, specialize in, tackle, take on, take up, turn to, turn to use, undertake, use, wage, want, wish, wish to goodness, wish very much, wont, work at, would fain do
 
Main Entry: take to task
Synonyms:
accuse, admonish, allege, arraign, article, book, bring accusation, bring charges, bring to account, bring to book, call to account, castigate, charge, chasten, chastise, chide, cite, complain, correct, deal with, denounce, denunciate, discipline, fasten on, fasten upon, finger, hang something on, have words with, impeach, imply, impute, indict, inflict upon, inform against, inform on, insinuate, lay charges, lecture, lodge a complaint, lodge a plaint, masthead, objurgate, penalize, pillory, pin on, prefer charges, press charges, punish, put on report, rate, rebuke, report, reprehend, reprimand, reproach, reprove, scold, set down, set straight, settle with, spank, square accounts, straighten out, take down, task, taunt with, tax, twit, upbraid, visit upon
 
Main Entry: take turns
Synonyms:
alternate, cover, do a hitch, do a stint, do a tour, do time, enlist, fill in for, have a go, have tenure, hold office, keep a watch, re-up, reenlist, relieve, serve time, sign up, spell, spell off, time off
 
Main Entry: take up
Synonyms:
absorb, absorb the attention, accept, accumulate, admit, adopt, adsorb, affiliate, agglomerate, aggregate, aggroup, air, amass, amortize, analyze, annex, appropriate, approve, arrest, arrogate, assemble, assimilate, assume, attack, attempt, batch, be about, be doing, be engaged in, be occupied with, blot, blot up, bring together, buckle to, bulk, bunch, bunch together, bunch up, campaign for, canvass, carry, carry on, catch, charm, chemisorb, chemosorb, clear, clump, cluster, collect, colligate, collocate, colonize, combine, come out, commence, comment upon, compare, compile, complete, comprehend, comprise, conduct, conglomerate, conquer, consider, contain, controvert, corral, count in, cover, criticize, crusade for, cull, cumulate, deal with, debate, deliberate, deliberate upon, descant, dig up, digest, discharge, discourse, discourse about, discuss, dissert, dissertate, do, drag up, draw together, draw up, dredge, dredge up, drink, drink in, drink up, drive together, elevate, embark in, embark on, embark upon, embody, embrace, employ, enchant, encircle, enclose, encompass, endeavor, engage, engage in, engage the attention, engage the mind, engage the thoughts, engross, engross the mind, engross the thoughts, enslave, enter, enter on, enter upon, enthrall, envisage, espouse, examine, exchange views, exercise, fall into, fall to, fascinate, fill, fill in, fill out, fish up, follow, gather, gather in, gather together, gather up, get at, get hold of, get in, get off, get together, get under way, glean, glom on to, go about, go at, go in for, go into, go upon, grab, grip, group, grub, grub up, handle, haul up, have at, hog, hoist, hold, hold spellbound, hold the interest, honor, hypnotize, imbibe, immerse, include, incorporate, indent, infiltrate, initiate, inquire into, investigate, involve, involve the interest, join, jump a claim, juxtapose, kick, knock around, launch forth, launch into, lay about, lay hands on, lift, liquidate, lump together, make accounts square, make free with, make up, make use of, mass, match, mesmerize, mobilize, monopolize, move into, muster, number among, obsess, occupy, occupy the attention, osmose, overrun, pair, partner, pass, pass under review, patronize, pay in full, pay off, pay the bill, pay the shot, pay up, percolate in, pick, pick up, pitch into, pluck, pluck up, plunge into, practice, preempt, preoccupy, prepossess, proceed to, prosecute, pursue, put together, raise, rake up, rally, rap, ratify, rear, reason, reason about, reason the point, receive, reckon among, reckon in, reckon with, redeem, remark upon, requisition, retire, review, round up, satisfy, scare up, scrape together, scrape up, seep in, set about, set at, set forward, set going, set to, settle, sift, sit on, slurp up, soak in, soak up, sorb, specialize in, spellbind, sponge, sponsor, square, square accounts, squat on, strike a balance, study, subjugate, survey, swill up, tackle, take all of, take in, take into account, take into consideration, take it all, take on, take over, take possession, take possession of, take to, talk, talk about, talk of, talk over, thresh out, touch upon, treat, treat of, turn to, undertake, uphold, uplift, upraise, uprear, use, usurp, ventilate, venture upon, wage, whip in, work at, write up
 
Main Entry: take up with
Synonyms:
abide, abide with, advise with, associate with, assort with, bargain, bear, bear with, befriend, bide, brave, brook, buddy up, call in, chum, chum together, chum with, clique, clique with, club together, collogue, compare notes, confer, confer with, consort with, consult, consult with, counsel, deliberate, discuss, discuss with, endure, exchange observations, exchange views, fellowship, flock together, fraternize, get acquainted, get chummy with, hang around with, hang in, hang in there, hang out with, hang tough, have conversations, herd together, hobnob with, hold conference, join, join in fellowship, keep company with, lump, lump it, make friends with, mingle with, mix with, negotiate, pal, pal up with, pal with, palaver, parley, persevere, play footsie with, powwow, put heads together, put up with, reason with, refer to, run in couples, run with, scrape acquaintance with, shake hands with, sit down together, sit down with, sort with, stand, stand for, stick, suffer, support, sustain, take counsel, talk over, tie up with, tolerate, win friends
 
Main Entry: take with a grain of salt
Synonyms:
admit, admit exceptions, allow, allow for, awake a doubt, be diffident, be doubtful, be dubious, be skeptical, be uncertain, call in question, challenge, concede, consider, consider the circumstances, consider the source, contest, discount, dispute, disregard, distrust, doubt, grant, greet with skepticism, half believe, harbor suspicions, have reservations, lift temporarily, make allowance for, misgive, mistrust, provide for, query, question, raise a question, relax, relax the condition, scruple, set aside, smell a rat, suspect, take account of, take into account, take into consideration, throw doubt upon, treat with reserve, waive
 
Main Entry: take-home pay
Synonyms:
base pay, compensation, consumer price index, cost-of-living index, cost of living, dismissal wage, earnings, escalator clause, escalator plan, financial remuneration, gross income, guaranteed annual wage, hire, income, living wage, minimum wage, net income, pay, pay and allowances, payment, payroll, portal-to-portal pay, purchasing power, real wages, remuneration, salary, severance pay, sliding scale, standard of comfort, standard of life, standard of living, take-home, taxable income, total compensation, wage, wage control, wage freeze, wage reduction, wage rollback, wage scale, wages, wages after deductions, wages after taxes
 
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