What does taken mean?

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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

How to pronounce taken?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Aizaz Chaudhry:

    Among the decisions taken was that ties between the two countries would be strengthened and also people-to-people contact would be strengthened so that the atmosphere can be created in which the peace process can move forward.

  2. President Truman:

    We have evidence that within recent weeks an atomic explosion occurred in the USSR, ever since atomic energy was first released by man, the eventual development of this new force by other nations was to be expected. This probability has always been taken into account by us.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    It is unlikely that any one of these provisions alone would pass the House, and taken together, they are a non-starter, for one thing, this proposal does not include the permanent solution for the Dreamers and TPS recipients that our country needs and supports.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I have a heart. I want people taken care of. If people have no money. We have to help people. But that doesn't mean single payer. It means we have to help people. If somebody has no money and they're lying in the middle of the street and they're dying, I'm going to take care of that person.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I hate the children being taken away.

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