take in

Definitions

  • PLATE LIII. THE NIBLICK IN A BUNKER. TOP OF AN ORDINARY STROKE WHEN IT IS INTENDED TO TAKE MUCH SAND
    PLATE LIII. THE NIBLICK IN A BUNKER. TOP OF AN ORDINARY STROKE WHEN IT IS INTENDED TO TAKE MUCH SAND
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v take in make (clothes) smaller "Please take in this skirt--I've lost weight"
    • v take in take into one's family "They adopted two children from Nicaragua"
    • v take in take up mentally "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"
    • v take in fool or hoax "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone","You can't fool me!"
    • v take in serve oneself to, or consume regularly "Have another bowl of chicken soup!","I don't take sugar in my coffee"
    • v take in take up as if with a sponge
    • v take in fold up "take in the sails"
    • v take in express willingness to have in one's home or environs "The community warmly received the refugees"
    • v take in take in, also metaphorically "The sponge absorbs water well","She drew strength from the minister's words"
    • v take in accept "The cloth takes up the liquid"
    • v take in see or watch "view a show on television","This program will be seen all over the world","view an exhibition","Catch a show on Broadway","see a movie"
    • v take in hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers "We overheard the conversation at the next table"
    • v take in call for and obtain payment of "we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts","he collected the rent"
    • v take in earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages "How much do you make a month in your new job?","She earns a lot in her new job","this merger brought in lots of money","He clears $5,000 each month"
    • v take in visit for entertainment "take in the sights"
    • v take in provide with shelter
    • v take in suck or take up or in "A black star absorbs all matter"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Corals take a long time to grow. Some corals only grow one centimeter in one year
    • Take in to enclose, to embrace: to receive: to contract, to furl, as a sail: to comprehend: to accept as true: to cheat:
    • Take in (Shak.) to conquer
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Quotations

  • Anthony Robbins
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    “You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough! You must take action.”
  • Tom Fatjo
    Tom Fatjo
    “I remember committing myself to make it in the garbage business, whatever it takes!”
  • Francois FeNelon
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    “Had we not faults of our own, we should take less pleasure in complaining of others.”
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord%20Chesterfield
    “Take the tone of the company you are in.”
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    “Taking it all in all, I find it is more trouble to watch after money than to get it.”
  • Muhammad Ali
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    “He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.”

Idioms

Take it in your stride - If you take something in your stride, you deal with it even though it is difficult or unpleasant without letting it bother or upset you.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
M. E. taken—Scand.; Ice. taka pa.t. tók, pa.p. tekinn); conn. with L. tangĕre, tetig-i, to touch, and with Eng. tack.

Usage

In literature:

Union takes place in from four to six weeks in adults, and in from three to four weeks in children.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Take steps of ten inches in quicktime, twelve inches in double time.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
Other fat is tried out in the same way, taking care to remove all skin and cut away streaks of lean.
"Dishes & Beverages of the Old South" by Martha McCulloch Williams
In short, he takes an intelligent interest in his customer's business, and co-operates with him in building up a local coffee trade.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
If he takes in hand anything of the kind he must say good-by to me.
"The Marriage of Elinor" by Margaret Oliphant
And he was clever enough to rouse admiration everywhere, and to take in his wife sufficiently.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
It's something which will take in every manufactory of any importance in the country.
"Jennie Gerhardt" by Theodore Dreiser
What standpoint are we to take in the sexual domain, which is free from prejudice, with regard to true human morality?
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
I couldn't possibly "take" in such disgusting weather.
"How I Filmed the War" by Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
Rosie had been early to the door to take in the milk, and Sweetapple was going by.
"The Side Of The Angels" by Basil King
Whence comes the delight I take in that talk?
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
I knows I still has a share in that land, but it takes money to git it in cou't.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
What is this but a take in?
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
She talks a great deal about liberty, but I don't take in everything she says.
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
We can neither take credit to ourselves, in the one instance, nor acknowledge that we were in fault in the other.
"Waldfried" by Berthold Auerbach
Here in the later century of legitimate wars, whole fleets were gathered to take in stores, or refit when shattered by engagements.
"The English in the West Indies" by James Anthony Froude
What part did Abram take in the battle of the five kings against the four and why?
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
You'll take this kid with you, I'll take the other and we'll meet in the lists.
"The Secret of Sarek" by Maurice Leblanc
In taking your place in an omnibus or car, do so quietly, and then sit perfectly still.
"The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness" by Florence Hartley
He had his lips tightly closed, and he held his breath to avoid taking in a lot of water.
"Frank Merriwell's Return to Yale" by Burt L. Standish
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In poetry:

No longer forward nor behind
I look in hope or fear;
But, grateful, take the good I find,
The best of now and here.
"My Psalm" by John Greenleaf Whittier
A little baby went to sleep
One night in his white bed,
And the moon came by to take a peep
At the little baby head.
"A Secret" by John Charles McNeill
This badge of the Loyal Legion
We placed upon her breast,
As she lay in her little coffin
Taking her last sweet rest.
"A Little Child Shall Lead Them" by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
Yes, the sweet Gardener hath borne her hence,
Nor must thou ask to take her thence away;
Thou shalt behold her in some coming hour,
Full-blossomed in his fields of cloudless day.
""Lines. . ."" by Harriet Beecher Stowe
His gaze through the bars forever going by him
Has grown so dulled it takes in nothing else.
To him it seems a thousand bars go by him,
That behind the thousand bars there is nothing else.
"The Panther" by John Hall Wheelock
An' I'll lay there in the palm shade, an' take my ease all day,
An' look across the harbour to the shippin' in the bay,
An' watch the workin' sailormen — the bloomin' same as me,
In the workin' Western Ocean, afore I left the sea.
"The Packet Rat" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

5 scenic views to take in before the snow starts falling.
Here's 5 scenic views to take in before the snow starts falling.
Aiken organizations to take in rescued animals from puppy mill.
Rihanna Skipped People's Choice Awards to Take in Basketball Game.
5 Fun Fashion Risks to Take in 2012.
Students step out to take in books.
Learning To Take In Life's Beautiful Moments.
Son's pitch to ailing dad to take in a game becomes gift for both.
Consensus is forming on what steps to take in cutting the deficit.
What's It Going to Take in 2012.
Chase Hounshell to take in spring practice at CMU.
Walls hopeful to take in Clemson Junior Day.
The city could take in about $58,500 in revenue during the first year if it approves a wakeboarding park at Lake Tye.
So Saturday night in Arlington, I settled into a seat at the 50- yard-line to take in Mozart's "The Magic Flute.".
Isadore Hall III, a state assemblyman for the past four years, was unopposed in a newly carved district that takes in part of the South Bay for the first time.
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In science:

The vertical segments correspond to the values that the normalized heights of a vertex can take in a tiling.
An optimal algorithm to generate tilings
Fixed n and α, (49) is verified if we take ω in an appropriate ǫ-neighborhood of k .
Action minimizing orbits in the n-body problem with simple choreography constraint
Then formula (2.1) takes in this setup the form εn,ω = µω εn+1,T ω .
Boundaries and harmonic functions for random walks with random transition probabilities
The duality relation takes in these variables the form f (ǫ, z )f (−ǫ, z ) = 1 − z 2 , from which one obtains at critical concentration ǫ = 0 the exact value f (0, z ) = p1 − z 2 .
On universality of conductivity of planar random self-dual systems
By taking infimum over all function f ∈ A(eg , τ ) in (2.5) we get µ(eg , τ ) > −∞ for any τ > 0 and the lemma follows.
A simple proof on the non-existence of shrinking breathers for the Ricci flow
To show µi (U ) ⊆ µ(U ), take in all three cases Y := U, and use for i = 1, 2 (µ ⊆).
Domain closure conditions and definability preservation
Therefore, it takes in total O(N 2) operations to compute Qw.
How to generate random matrices from the classical compact groups
Each fluxel takes the same part in a fluxon simulation that a pixel (or voxel or grid element) takes in a conventional Eulerian simulation.
Fluxon Modeling of Low-Beta Plasmas
The study of string theory compactifications with fluxes has gained a considerable amount of momentum in recent years due to the central place they seem to take in the search for phenomenologically interesting models.
Deformations of calibrated D-branes in flux generalized complex manifolds
Numbers are normalized to 5 years of data taking in shared CNGS running mode and a 3 kton detector configuration.
Study of accelerator neutrino interactions in a liquid argon TPC
It is important to note that the coefficients cα do not depend on variables Xj but only on Yj , j > k, and on the locations which Yj take in the expansion of f′′ (Zk ) .
A Proof of a Non-Commutative Central Limit Theorem by the Lindeberg Method
To write B and F as in (b), take Y = X/G; see (7.1). (b) =⇒ (c): Take Z to be the union of the components of Y S of maximal dimension, as in Step 2 of the proof of Proposition 7.2. (c) =⇒ (b): Take Y to be the homogeneous fiber space PGLn ∗N Z , and use Lemma 6.1 and (7.4).
Tame group actions on central simple algebras
Note too that if v i satisfies (a),(b) and F : V i → (0, 1] is smooth then F v i also satisfies (a),(b), since the flow-lines of F v i are just the flow-lines of v i reparametrized to move more slowly, so they still must take infinite time to reach infinity in V i .
Kuranishi homology and Kuranishi cohomology
In particular, if f is proper, the restriction of F to a fibre takes infinity to infinity.
Morin singularities and global geometry in a class of ordinary differential operators
C2 , this scheme is proposed taking in account the fact that only h ˆπk i appears in the EFE at first order.
Phenomenological analysis of quantum collapse as source of the seeds of cosmic structure
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