took
past of take

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Took — (t[oo^]k), imp. of {Take}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • took — past of take Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • took — [took] vt., vi. pt. of TAKE …   English World dictionary

  • took — /took/, v. 1. pt. of take. 2. Nonstandard. a pp. of take. * * * …   Universalium

  • took — past of TAKE …   Medical dictionary

  • took — [tuk] the past tense of ↑take …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • took — the past tense of take1 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • took — past tense of take, from late O.E. toc, past tense of tacan (see TAKE (Cf. take)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Took — Take Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • TOOK — past of TAKE. * * * Etymology: Middle English (past), from Old English tōc (past) past or dialect past part of take * * * /took/, v. 1. pt. of take. 2. Nonstandard. a pp. of …   Useful english dictionary

  • Took — Recorded as Toke, Took, Tuck, Tuke, and the diminutives Tookey, Tuckie and Tuckey, this interesting and most unusual surname is English but ultimately of pre 7th century Viking origins. It derives from the personal name Tuke, itself claimed to be …   Surnames reference

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