Definition of Take to be

1. Verb. Look on as or consider. "He is reputed to be intelligent"

Exact synonyms: Esteem, Look On, Look Upon, Regard As, Repute, Think Of
Generic synonyms: Believe, Conceive, Consider, Think
Derivative terms: Reputation, Reputation, Reputation, Repute



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Take To Be

take the red pill
take the reins
take the road
take the shadow for the substance
take the stage
take the stand
take the stump
take the veil
take the wheel
take the wind out of someone's sails
take things as they come
take time
take time by the forelock
take time off
take to
take to be (current term)
take to heart
take to one's bed
take to one's heels
take to pieces
take to task
take to the cleaners
take to the hills
take to the streets
take to the woods
take turns
take umbrage
take up
take up a collection
take up arms

Literary usage of Take to be

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reportsby Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"... whether the law be prior or subsequent in the date to that of the contract; and this 1 take to be the only point really decided in the case alluded to. ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1845)
"American views of society, we take to be by far the most notable of the "Dashes." The judgment of foreigners has been called, by a happy blunder of logic, ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"Scaffold and shelf I take to be closely-allied expressions, nul I would ultimately derive them both from the Old Northern ..."

4. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke (1894)
"What I see, I know to be so, by the evidence of the thing itself: what I believe, I take to be so upon the testimony of another. But this testimony I must ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reportsby Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"... whether the law be prior or subsequent in the date to that of the contract; and this 1 take to be the only point really decided in the case alluded to. ..."

6. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1845)
"American views of society, we take to be by far the most notable of the "Dashes." The judgment of foreigners has been called, by a happy blunder of logic, ..."

7. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"Scaffold and shelf I take to be closely-allied expressions, nul I would ultimately derive them both from the Old Northern ..."

8. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke (1894)
"What I see, I know to be so, by the evidence of the thing itself: what I believe, I take to be so upon the testimony of another. But this testimony I must ..."

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