Understood in a certain way; made sense of


p. p. of Take.

Adjective S.
be affected with an indisposition; "the child was taken ill"; "couldn''t tell when he would be taken drunk"

having possession gained especially by force or effort

Adjective S.
understood in a certain way; made sense of; "a word taken literally"; "a smile taken as consent"; "an open door interpreted as an invitation"

p. p. of Take.


Tak"en , p. p. of Take.

p. p. of Take.


Usage Examples

A lot of people fear death because they think that so overwhelming an experience has to be painful, but I've seen quite a few deaths, and, with one exception, I've never known anyone to undergo anything like agony. That's amazing when you think about it. I mean, how complicated the mechanism is that's being taken apart.

After working for years in Hollywood where the actors have taken over, it was a real relief to get down there and not only have some children, but also have some actors that had no attitude.

A supermodel needed to be able to be on 'Sports Illustrated,' to be able to walk runways, to be able to do beauty ads, to be on covers. And the girls now can no longer be on covers and be in the ads because your actresses have taken over all the jobs. I don't know what happened, but we want our jobs back.

A quest for knowledge is not a war with faith spirituality is not usually an infelicitous amalgam of superstition and philistinism and moral relativism, taken outside midfield, leads inexorably both to heresy and to secular wickedness, which are often identical.

A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful but when taken in excess it is nearly always bad for the health.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

A vow is a purely religious act which cannot be taken in a fit of passion. It can be taken only with a mind purified and composed and with God as witness.

All my life affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it.

All soldiers who serve their country and put their lives at risk need to know that if something happens to them, their families will be well taken care of. That's the bond we have with our military men and women and their families.

A decision once taken brings peace to a man's mind and eases his soul.

All my life I've taken photographs of people who are completely at peace being what they were in the situations I photographed them in.

Ageism works in both directions. As a teenager in the public eye, people would talk condescendingly to me. When you get older there's this feeling that you have to start carving up your face and body. Right now I'm in the middle ground - I think women in their thirties are taken seriously.


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