HyperDic: taken

English > 2 senses of the word taken:
ADJECTIVEalltaken, interpretedunderstood in a certain way
alltakenbe affected with an indisposition
taken > pronunciation
Soundstey'kahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > taken: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningunderstood in a certain way; made sense of.
Examples
  • "a word taken literally"
  • "a smile taken as consent"
Synonyminterpreted
Broaderunderstoodfully apprehended as to purport or meaning / meaning or explanation
Spanishtomado
English > taken: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningBe affected with an indisposition.
Examples
  • "the child was taken ill"
  • "couldn't tell when he would be taken drunk"
Broaderaffectedacted upon

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