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(1) To agree to buy. A dealer or customer who agrees to buy at another dealer's offered price is said to take the offer. (2) Euro bankers speak of taking deposits rather than buying money.

Take a Position

The state of owning or owing a security or other asset. One has a long position when one owns something, while one has a short position when something is sold, especially sold short. See also: Close a position.


To accept the price at which a dealer offers a security.


(1) A generic term meaning to acquire title by whatever means, such as by deed, by will, by purchase,or by gift,to name a few.(2) A common expression for a condemnation under the power of eminent domain.

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The Elmira Falcons took down both Sisters and Cottage Grove in a meet at Elmira High School, scoring 90 points to win the meet.
Minnesota, which failed to reach the playoffs in the United Soccer Leagues' Division 1 - the second tier of American professional soccer - missed a chance to go ahead three minutes into the game, Melvin Tarley putting a penalty kick well over the crossbar after Pablo Chinchilla took down Johnny Menyongar in the Galaxy box.
The Diyarbakyr 7th High Criminal Court gave its final verdict to Ecekdar EudE-ngit who was detained after he took down the flag from a flagpole at the hall where the BDP Youth Council meeting was held last year.
High winds in North Phoenix took down eight power poles, knocking out power to about 1,500 Arizona Public Service customers.
Local people watched as a crane took down the bullet and missile-proof sangar.
BURBANK - Police took down two Interstate 5 Freeway signs commemorating slain Burbank police Officer Matthew Pavelka after they were scrawled with a spray-painted ``187'' and a gang nickname.