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take to

verb

1 take to

Have a fancy or particular liking or desire for.

synonyms: fancy, go for.

Roget 622: pursue, prosecute, follow; run after, make after, be after, hunt after, prowl after; shadow; carry on etc. (do) 680; engage in ... show more

Roget 827: be pleased etc. 829; feel pleasure, experience pleasure etc. n.; joy; enjoy oneself, hug oneself; be in clover etc. 377, ... show more

Roget 613: be wont etc. adj.. fall into a rut, fall into a custom etc. (conform to) 82; tread the beaten track, follow the beaten track, tread the beaten path, follow the beaten; stare super antiquas vias [Lat.]; move in a rut, ... show more

Roget 865: desire; wish, wish for; be desirous etc. adj.. have a longing etc. n.; hope etc. 858.    care for, affect, ... show more

Roget 897: love, like, affect, fancy, care for, take an interest in, be partial to, sympathize with; affection; be in love with etc. adj.; have a love ... show more

Dutch: mogen, vallen



2 take to

Develop a habit; apply oneself to a practice or occupation.


Moby thesaurus: addict, adjust, aim at, be desirous of, be smitten, be used to, be wont, become attached to, bring into play, carry on, choose, conduct, confirm, convert to use, cotton to, desiderate, desire, do, employ, engage in ... show more.

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