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taken

EN[ˈteɪkən] [-eɪkən]
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WTaken
  • Taken may refer to:

    Definition of taken in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFtakeSGtakesPRtakingPTtook
    1. past participle of take.
    2. AdjectiveBFtake
      1. Infatuated; fond of or attracted to.
        1. He was very taken with the girl, I hear.
      2. INF In a monoamorous relationship.
        1. I can't ask her out, she's taken.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • True, he's a little young for full curmudgeonhood, but he's been working tirelessly at it for years, and he takes a gadfly's delight in pointing out that this or that emperor has no clothes.
        • As the train rushed through, thousands of birds took to the air at once. ‎
        • If I were a television executive right now, I'd take my content, microchunk it, put a couple calls to a video ad server in the middle of it, and let it go wherever it wants to go.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Take heart, help will arrive shortly and everything will be fine.
        • Taking Cornell notes is a real pain because I have to draw the lines on the paper every time. ‎
        • Take a swipe at the answer, even if you're not sure.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • At the depot, Hook climbed out, slamming the door twice before the latch took.
        • I know if anyone called me a carrot-topped Jezebel, umbrage is the first thing I'd take.
        • Using the recently developed method of nasosorption with synthetic adsorptive matrices (SAM), a series of samples were taken.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Adjectives ending in -en
          • Uncomparable adjectives
          • Morphemes
            • Suffixes
              • Words by suffix
                • Words suffixed with -en
                  • Adjectives ending in -en
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Irregular verb forms
                  • Irregular past participles
                  • Participles
                    • Past participles
              Related Links:
              1. en taken on
              2. en taken off
              3. en taken out
              4. en taken for
              5. en taken care
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of taken for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "taken" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjectives ending in -en and an uncomparable adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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