What does Taken mean?

Definitions for Taken
ˈteɪ kənTak·en

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. interpreted, takenadjective

    understood in a certain way; made sense of

    "a word taken literally"; "a smile taken as consent"; "an open door interpreted as an invitation"

  2. takenadjective

    be affected with an indisposition

    "the child was taken ill"; "couldn't tell when he would be taken drunk"

Wiktionary

  1. takenadjective

    Infatuated; fond of or attracted to.

    He was very taken with the girl, I hear.

  2. takenadjective

    In a monoamorous relationship

    I can't ask her out, she's taken.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Taken

    p. p. of Take

Freebase

  1. Taken

    Taken, also known as Steven Spielberg Presents Taken, is a science fiction miniseries which first aired on the Sci-Fi Channel in 2002 and won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries. Filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, it was written by Leslie Bohem, and directed by Breck Eisner, Félix Enríquez Alcalá, John Fawcett, Tobe Hooper, Jeremy Paul Kagan, Michael Katleman, Sergio Mimica-Gezzan, Bryan Spicer, Jeff Woolnough and Thomas J. Wright. The executive producers were Leslie Bohem and Steven Spielberg. The show takes place from 1944 to 2002 and follows the lives of three families: the Crawfords, who seek to cover up the Roswell crash and the existence of aliens; the Keys, who are subject to frequent experimentation by the aliens; and the Clarkes, who sheltered one of the surviving aliens from the crash. As a result of the decades-long storyline, not a single actor or character appears in every episode of the series. Reception was positive, and the series won an Emmy Award. When the show was launched, the Sci-Fi Channel used the simultaneous establishment of the organization Coalition for Freedom of Information in its promotion campaign. Both the Sci-Fi Channel and the Coalition for Freedom of Information are clients of Washington, D.C. public relations firm PodestaMattoon, and this apparent co-mingling of clients was criticized. The Coalition for Freedom of Information is a group which seeks the release of classified governmental UFO files as well as scientific, congressional, and media credibility for the study of this subject.

Editors Contribution

  1. taken

    A form of the word take.

    The seat on the bus is taken each morning by a person who travels to a specific location.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 24, 2021  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Taken' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #231

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Taken' in Written Corpus Frequency: #399

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Taken in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Taken in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Taken in a Sentence

  1. Mr Key:

    A training mission like this is not without danger and this is not a decision New Zealand have taken lightly, i have required assurances that our men and women will be as safe as they can practicably be in Taji. The deployment came at the request of the Iraqi government and was likely to be a joint training mission with neighboring Australia, Mr Key said. New Zealand's cabinet would review the deployment after nine months, New Zealand added. The United States is leading the coalition to fight ISIS from the sky over Iraq and Syria. The militant group has declared an Islamic caliphate in the area and demanded that all Muslims pledge allegiance to its leader -- Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Richard Jackson from the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at New Zealand's University of Otago said New Zealand's commitment to the coalition would likely be dangerous for its citizens in the Middle East region.

  2. Anna Hofstetter:

    They sat at a little table right by the door, and they said that they got married here at the Hotel Nashville seven years ago, their check came out to $32.40. And when I picked up the receipt, I was a little taken aback.

  3. Amanda Parsons:

    It’s not been a huge impact, it’s really just been an inconvenience and an extended time in collecting baggage and an extended walk because those escalators and moving walkways were taken off line.

  4. President Trump:

    We are not going to let The US be taken advantage of anymore, i am always going to put America America First, the same way I expect all of you in this room to put your countries America First.

  5. Joe Biden:

    They have a very different view of our relationship with Europe, and although there's a lot of changes we have to make in that world order to accommodate the changes that have taken place in the last 70 years, we believe very strongly at the Biden Institute that it's not to throw out, throw out the liberal world order, the worst thing in the world we can have is this new naked nationalism America first. I believe making America first, in the way we're doing it, will make America last.

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