1. take a hop spring back; spring away from an impact
  2. take a bow acknowledge applause by inclining the head, as of an artist after a performance
  3. take up turn one's interest to
  4. take-up the action of taking up as by tightening or absorption or reeling in
  5. take aback surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off
  6. take shape develop into a distinctive entity
  7. take a hit inhale through the nose
  8. taken up having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something
  9. teashop a restaurant where tea and light meals are available
  10. take back regain possession of something
  11. take away remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
  12. take to be look on as or consider
  13. takeaway a concession made by a labor union to a company that is trying to lower its expenditures
  14. tuck shop a candy store in Great Britain
  15. take-away of or involving food to be taken and eaten off the premises
  16. take on take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
  17. take-home remaining after all deductions including taxes
  18. take home earn as a salary or wage
  19. take aim point or cause to go towards
  20. take to have a fancy or particular liking or desire for