take translate English to Japanese: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Translation of "take" - English-Japanese dictionary


verb   /teɪk/ ( present participle taking, past tense took, past participle taken)
A1 to get and carry something with you when you go somewhere ~を持って行く, 携帯する I always take my umbrella with me.
A1 to go somewhere with someone, often paying for them ~を連れて行く We’re taking the kids to the circus on Saturday. I’m taking my wife to Florence for the weekend.
A2 to travel somewhere using a bus, train, car, etc. (乗り物)を利用する, (乗り物)に乗る He takes the bus to work. Are you taking the train to Paris?
A2 used to tell someone which road to go on or which turning to take in order to get somewhere (~道路)に入る, (角)を曲がる Take the third turning on the left. Take State St. down the hill to the traffic light.
A2 to do an exam or test (試験)を受ける, 受験する When are you taking your driving test?
A2 If something takes a particular amount of time, or you take a particular amount of time, you need that amount of time in order to be able to do it. (時間が)かかる , (時間を)要する It took me three days to get here. She took ages to get the house looking the way she wanted it.
A2 If something takes a particular quality, that quality is needed for it to happen. ~を必要とする, (勇気など)がいる It takes courage to face life again after a serious accident.
A2 to swallow or use medicine (薬)を飲む, 服用する Take two tablets, three times a day.
B1 to remove something without asking someone (承諾なく)~を持ち去る Someone’s taken my coat!
B1 to get hold of something and move it ~を取り上げる, つかんで動かす He reached across and took the glass from her.
B1 used with some nouns to say that someone performs an action (後続の名詞の行為)をする I need to take a shower. Take a look at this.
B1 to study a subject (科目)を専攻する, 履修する He’s taking chemistry and physics.
B1 UK to wear a particular size of clothes (あるサイズの服・靴)を着る, 履く I take a size 12.
B1 to accept something ~を受け入れる, (申し出)に応じる So, are you going to take the job?
take a picture, photograph, etc. A1 to photograph someone or something 写真を撮る I took some great photos of the kids.
take milk, sugar, etc. to usually add milk, sugar, etc. to your tea or coffee (紅茶やコーヒーなどに)ミルクを入れる、砂糖を入れる、等 Do you take sugar in your coffee?
I take it (that)… used when you think that what you say is probably true ~と受けとめる, ~と解釈する I take it you’re not coming with us.
(Definition of take from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


the set of clothes typical of a particular country or period of history, or suitable for a particular activity

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More