1. take a dare be dared to do something and attempt it
  2. take water enter the water
  3. take the air take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure
  4. together in contact with each other or in proximity
  5. take care be in charge of or deal with
  6. take a dive pretend to be knocked out, as of a boxer
  7. take after be similar to a relative
  8. decoder the kind of intellectual who converts messages from a code to plain text
  9. Decatur a city in central Illinois
  10. Tectaria terrestrial or epilithic ferns of tropical rain forests
  11. take heart gain courage
  12. derogatory expressive of low opinion
  13. take fire start to burn or burst into flames
  14. take to heart get down to; pay attention to; take seriously
  15. take a powder disappear without notifying anyone (idiom)
  16. take in water take in water at the bilge
  17. do-gooder someone devoted to the promotion of human welfare and to social reforms
  18. Digitaria crab grass; finger grass
  19. take over seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession
  20. take a hit inhale through the nose