Taker
Taker \Tak"er\ (t[=a]k"[~e]r), n. One who takes or receives; one who catches or apprehends. [1913 Webster]

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  • taker — tak·er n: one that takes: as a: one that takes property by will or descent a residuary taker b: one to whom a negotiable instrument is transferred Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • -taker — [teıkə US ər] suffix used with nouns to describe people who take or collect things ▪ senior decision takers ▪ I m just a message taker. ▪ a ticket taker at the recreation hall ▪ the policy of not doing deals with hostage takers ▪ treatment for… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • taker — [tāk′ər] n. a person who takes something; esp., an available buyer, bettor, etc. * * * tak·er (tāʹkər) n. One that takes or takes up something, such as a wager or purchase: There were no takers on the bets. * * * …   Universalium

  • taker — [tāk′ər] n. a person who takes something; esp., an available buyer, bettor, etc …   English World dictionary

  • taker — The LME term used for an options holder. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary See also holder and grantor. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary * * * taker UK US /ˈteɪkər/ noun [C, usually plural] ► someone who agrees to …   Financial and business terms

  • taker — UK [ˈteɪkə(r)] / US [ˈteɪkər] noun [countable] Word forms taker : singular taker plural takers 1) someone who accepts or wants something that is offered be no/few takers: The house was reasonably priced, but there were no takers. 2) someone who… …   English dictionary

  • taker — noun a) One who takes something. She is known as quite a risk taker. b) A person or thing that takes or receives, often more than he or she gives. The hostage taker decided to surrender to the police. Ant: giver See Also: taking …   Wiktionary

  • taker — tak|er [ teıkər ] noun count 1. ) someone who accepts or wants something that is offered: be no/few takers: The house was reasonably priced, but there were no takers. 2. ) someone who takes something: a risk taker a drug taker 3. ) INFORMAL an… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • taker — noun Taker is used after these nouns: ↑census, ↑penalty …   Collocations dictionary

  • -taker — [[t] teɪkə(r)[/t]] takers COMB in N COUNT taker combines with nouns to form other nouns which refer to people who take things, for example decisions or notes. Of these, 40% told census takers they were Muslims... They ve got some terrific penalty …   English dictionary

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