take
noun
  1. the money received in a shop

    Example

    Our weekly take is over £5,000.

  2. a profit from any sale

verb
  1. to receive or to get

    Usage
    the shop takes £2,000 a week
    the shop receives £2,000 a week in cash sales
    Usage
    she takes home £450 a week
    her salary, after deductions for tax, etc. is £450 a week
  2. to perform an action

  3. to need a time or a quantity

    Example

    It took the factory six weeks or The factory took six weeks to clear the backlog of orders.

    (Note taking - took - has taken)
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