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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
        • It was an omen of things to come as in the 56th minute the visitors took the lead after a mix-up between Skrtel and Sotirios Kyrgiakos allowed Ebanks-Blake's through-ball to squeeze between them.
        • The power struggle to establish Kim Il Sung as the sole leader in North Korea took almost a decade, entailing a series of bitter factional infights.
        • Perhaps she thought that by taking the huge gamble of misspeaking one more time about her narrow escape on the tarmac at Tuzla, she could compensate for misvoting on Iraq.
      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.
        • Taken together, this work demonstrates the critical role of PGC-1α in myopathogenesis.
      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.
        • Each wit may praise it for his own dear sake, / And hint he writ it, if the thing should 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
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              1. en taken on
              2. en taken for
              3. en taken off
              4. en taken out
              5. en taken down
              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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