Definition of Take exception to

1. Verb. (idiomatic) To be offended by; to consider offensive.“[ Exception]” in Ebenezer Cobham Brewer, ''Dictionary of Phrase and Fable'' (1898).“exception” in Charlton Laird, ''Webster's New World Thesaurus'', third edition, Simon and Schuster (2003), ISBN 978-0-7434-7071-1, [ page 147].“take exception to” in Ilo Stefanllari, ''English-Albanian Dictionary of Idioms'', Hippocrene Books (2000), ISBN 978-0-7818-0783-8, [ page 465]. ¹

2. Verb. (idiomatic) To object to; to disagree with. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Take Exception To

take by storm
take care
take care of
take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves
take chances
take charge
take command
take control
take courage
take cover
take delight in
take down
take down a peg
take effect
take exception
take exception to (current term)
take fire
take five
take flight
take for
take for a spin
take for granted
take form
take guard
take heart
take heed
take hold
take hold of
take home
take hostage

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