take (verb) past tense: took LISTEN
If you take something, it means that you have it now because of something that you did.
- He took a glass from the cupboard.
If you take something, it can also mean that you bring it with you.
- It’s cold. I think I’ll take a jacket.
Or it can mean that you eat or drink something.
- You have to take this medicine in the morning and the evening.
- Do you take sugar in your coffee?
If it takes one minute to do something, it means that you do that thing for one minute.
- It takes 7 hours to fly from New York to London.
If you take the train (or bus, tram, etc.), it means that you go somewhere by train.
- I’ll take the bus into the center of town.
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There are other meanings of take.