Take Take (t[=a]k), v. t. 1. To make a picture, photograph, or the like, of; as, to take a group or a scene. [Colloq.] 2. To give or deliver (a blow to); to strike; hit; as, he took me in the face; he took me a blow on the head. [Obs. exc. Slang or Dial.], Take Take, obs. p. p. of Take. Taken. --Chaucer., Take Take, n. 1. That which is taken; especially, the quantity of fish captured at one haul or catch. 2. (Print.) The quantity or copy given to a compositor at one time.