1. take to task censure severely or angrily
  2. take the stage attract attention onto oneself
  3. take it easy settle into a comfortable sitting position
  4. didactic instructive, especially excessively
  5. take notice observe with special attention
  6. take stock to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
  7. take stage attract attention onto oneself
  8. take the cake rank first; used often in a negative context
  9. baked Alaska cake covered with ice cream and meringue browned quickly in an oven
  10. Torquato Tasso Italian poet who wrote an epic poem about the capture of Jerusalem during the First Crusade (1544-1595)
  11. take to the woods flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
  12. take the stand give testimony in a court of law
  13. ticket taker someone who is paid to admit only those who have purchased tickets
  14. ticket tout someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit
  15. take to heart get down to; pay attention to; take seriously
  16. take advantage draw advantages from
  17. status quo the existing state of affairs
  18. factitious not produced by natural forces; artificial or fake
  19. videodisk a digital recording (as of a movie) on an optical disk that can be played on a computer or a television set
  20. dictatorial characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule