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taken meaning

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
        • When you generously, open-heartedly bless someone who has hurt or harmed you, incredible divine alchemy takes place.
        • Clyde took one look at Bonnie and really went for her.
        • he new law will take away some important rights from immigrant residents. ‎
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Take a swipe at the answer, even if you're not sure.
        • Take your choice; get out while the getting's good, or we'll boom Glad-hand by starting a Boot Hill right here." A Boot Hill! Grinch reflected.
        • Taking Cornell notes is a real pain because I have to draw the lines on the paper every time. ‎
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • When the wombat-riding chimp jumped onto the bar, Smith, who had been enjoying a beer, did a massive spit take.
        • Using the recently developed method of nasosorption with synthetic adsorptive matrices (SAM), a series of samples were taken.
        • I know if anyone called me a carrot-topped Jezebel, umbrage is the first thing I'd take.
    • 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 for
              4. en taken out
              5. en taken hold
              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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