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English definition of “taker”

taker

noun uk   /ˈteɪ.kər/ us    /-kɚ/

taker noun (ACCEPT)

someone who accepts or wants what someone is offeringWanting thingsHoping and hopefulness few/no/not many takers few, no, or not many people interested in what has been offered: I put an advert in the paper to sell my bike but I haven't had any takers.Lacking interest and enthusiasmUnwilling and reluctantNot showing or feeling emotions

taker noun (DRUG USER)

someone who uses a drug or medicine: a drug takerDrug addictionAddiction

taker noun (HOLD)

someone who takes or holds someone or something: a hostage takerTaking things away from someone or somewhereRemoving and getting rid of things
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