What does take to mean?

Definitions for take to

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word take to.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fancy, go for, take to(verb)

    have a fancy or particular liking or desire for

    "She fancied a necklace that she had seen in the jeweler's window"

  2. take to(verb)

    develop a habit; apply oneself to a practice or occupation

    "She took to drink"; "Men take to the military trades"

Wiktionary

  1. take to(Verb)

    To adapt to; to learn, grasp or master.

  2. take to(Verb)

    To enter; to go into or move towards.

  3. take to(Verb)

    To begin, as a new habit or practice.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of take to in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of take to in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ernest Hemingway:

    Before we take to the sea, we walk on land. . . Before we create, we must understand. . .

  2. Walter Savage Landor:

    Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven.

  3. Mikhailo Volynets:

    It's hard to assess how long it would take to repair some of the mines. The electricity supply is irregular, miners don't get paid and service shops are destroyed, so it'll be extremely difficult.

  4. Earl Nightingale:

    Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.

  5. Matt Darvas:

    Some of those villages -- several years ago, before there was vehicle transport -- used to take seven days to reach. Roads are shut now to some of those villages, so we can only imagine how long it will take to get there.

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