Third-person singular simple present indicative form of take. (verb)
Plural form of take. (noun)
Examples of word takes
(DINAH _curtsies and takes his arm and they go up_ C.) (DINAH _takes mincing steps and playfully shakes her hand at_ MR. PIM,
When applied to art, which actually brings us back to the word's Greek and Latin roots, the term takes on added luster.
It's difficult to pinpoint the precise moment when a term takes on new meaning, but Aretha Franklin's 1967 anthem, "Respect," was an early indicator of this particular rhetorical shift.
The title takes its name from a William Blake poem that was turned into an English hymn to give hope to soldiers fighting in the bleak first World War, and there's a mythological strain that runs through the play's three acts.
Manchester United had an even worse weekend when falling at home to Blackburn Rovers, who are now 19th in the table, but the scrutiny of City is more intense, since a challenge for the title takes this squad into new territory.