Meaning of TAKE in English
( v. t. )
To admit, as, something presented to the mind; not to dispute; to allow; to accept; to receive in thought; to entertain in opinion; to understand; to interpret; to regard or look upon; to consider; to suppose; as, to take a thing for granted; this I take to be man's motive; to take men for spies.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012