Definition of Take for

1. Verb. Keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view. "I hold him personally responsible"

Exact synonyms: Deem, Hold, View As
Related verbs: Hold
Generic synonyms: Consider, Reckon, Regard, See, View

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Take For

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
take fire
take five
take flight
take for (current term)
take for a spin
take for granted
take form
take guard
take heart
take heed
take hold
take hold of
take home
take hostage
take ill
take in
take in charge
take in vain

Literary usage of Take for

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

1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"... the devisee will not take beneficially, but a trust results to the heir, in the same case it will not be found, that the executor can take for ..."

2. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"... I must confesse, I could willingly dwell longer on ; and in this case what ever I say you may confidently take for gos- pell. But 1 must hasten. ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"Every estate which any person can take on the death of the daughters having children must be contingent, whether the children would take for life or in fee ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"Take, for example, the case of a steamer which has a practical monopoly and aft not controlled by Government. The owner will not send out the steamer at all ..."

5. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate, United States Congress. Senate (1868)
"... to issue bonds and subscribe and take for said towns capital stock in the Utica and Black River Railroad Company,'' with power to report complete, ..."

6. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"WD mu»t not be deceived bjr appearances, or take for granted that things and persona are what they seem to be. " Tbey should be good шеи ; their ..."

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