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English definition of “take”

take

verb [T] (ACCEPT)   /teɪk/ (past tense took  /tʊk/, past participle taken  /ˈteɪ·kən/)
to accept something, or to receive something willingly : I tried to phone him, but he refused to take my call . Does this restaurant take credit cards ? Take this medicine three times a day . I can take three more people in my car . It’s a girlsschool that has now started taking boys . Bob took a lot of criticism for his decision . I refuse to take responsibility for what’s happened .
(Definition of take verb (ACCEPT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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