Browse Dictionary by Letter

Dictionary Suite
A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
take cover to seek protection or concealment.
take (someone) down a peg to make humbler.
take effect to start functioning or operating.
take exception to strongly object. [2 definitions]
take-home pay the salary or wages left after all the various deductions, such as social security and taxes, have been made.
take in to provide a temporary or permanent place in one's home to. [3 definitions]
take in stride to absorb or accommodate with no interruption or disturbance of one's normal mood or activities.
take into account to consider.
take kindly to to look upon favorably.
taken past participle of take.
taken aback startled; surprised.
take note of to observe carefully, esp. so as to remember.
takeoff the act or process, or an instance, of leaving the ground or other surface, as in preparation for flight. [2 definitions]
take off to remove. [2 definitions]
take one's breath away to astonish or startle.
take one's time to do something without the need to hurry.
takeout of or relating to prepared food that is consumed off the premises. [3 definitions]
takeover the act or an instance of taking control or replacing a previous authority, as of a business or government.
take over to begin to have control of something.
take (someone's) part to join with or support someone.
take part in to involve yourself in; be active in.