understood in a certain way; made sense of
"a word taken literally"; "a smile taken as consent"; "an open door interpreted as an invitation"
be affected with an indisposition
"the child was taken ill"; "couldn't tell when he would be taken drunk"
Infatuated; fond of or attracted to.
He was very taken with the girl, I hear.
In a monoamorous relationship
I can't ask her out, she's taken.
p. p. of Take
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.
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The numerical value of taken in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of taken in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of taken in a Sentence
The lack of justice means that, 25 years later, the attack is still with us, we asked Julio to generate new photographs that had connection points with those earlier baroque-style images, loaded with drama, taken after 09.53 when the bomb killed 85 people and left more than 300 injured.
Too often the soccer clubs have played down and defended due to laziness, connivance or fear the extremists among their own fans, over the last few months things have started to change but there are still many steps to be taken.
What he said was that the efforts that had been made in Singapore -- this commitment that Tony Kim made -- have substantially taken down the risk to the American people. It's the mission of the Secretary of State and the President of the United States to keep American people secure. We're aiming to achieve that.
We have high expectations of a very strong NATO meeting and important deliverables, that will not change one iota as a consequence of the vote that has taken place.
Conch has taken the lead in carbon capture and it is loss-making for them ... but we hope the entire industry can follow, we are preparing to deploy this equipment. We also need to consider how to earn money from it.
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