take over
Assume control of a company or organisation
Start a job or position that someone had occupied before you
take away
take out
Borrow a library book
Borrow money from a bank or other official lender
Extract or remove
Go out socially with someone, especially a date
Obtain insurance
Kill, murder
take up
Fill or occupy time or space
Make clothes shorter
Start a new hobby, pastime, etc.
take to
Make a habit of something
take off
Make great progress
Reduce the price of an item
When a plane departs or leaves the ground
take in
Absorb information
Make clothes smaller
Assume care or support
take a crack at
To attempt or try.
take after
Look like, resemble
take on
Allow passengers on a ship or plane
Assume a responsibility
take aback
To surprise or shock; to discomfit.
Of a ship: to catch it with the sails aback suddenly.
take it out on
Abuse someone because you're angry
take it upon yourself
Take responsibility, often without consulting other people
take aside
Get someone alone to talk to them
take apart
Take something to pieces
take back
Make someone nostalgic
Retract a statement, admit that something was wrong
take down
Make notes or write down in full
take through
Explain something to someone
take it
Accept criticism
take for
To regard.
To consider mistakenly.
To defraud, to rip off.
take against
To stop liking someone. Become unfriendly.
He took against me when I was promoted over him.
take away from
To make something seem not so good or interesting.
take up with
Used other than as an idiom: see take,‎ up,‎ take up,‎ with.
To form a close relationship with (someone).
To become interested in (something).
To be contented to receive; to receive without opposition; to put up with
take upon
To take charge of an item of business, or an obligation, as a personal initiative.