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Take

(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.

take

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

take

(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.

References in classic literature ?
"Your dogs are good for five thousand in this game."
"So I call, too." MacDonald added his slip for five thousand.
"I'll take it at even money," she said, dismissing him; "and Your Majesty"--turning to the King who had been conversing with the two princes and certain of the nobles--"I accept your wager of five hundred pounds."
I have found five men whom I will pit against any you may produce."
"How say you, if first we decide this open target and then match the five best thereat against your unknown champions?"
Now all these five were to shoot again, and they were to be pitted against five other of the Queen's choosing--men who had not yet shot upon that day.
The hubbub of eager voices grew intense; and in the midst of it all, the gate at the far end of the field opened and five men entered and escorted a lady upon horseback across the arena to the royal box.
Know that I have laid a wager with the King that ye can outshoot the best five whom he has found in all his bowmen." The five men pressed the scarfs to their lips in token of fealty.
Then turning to his five victorious archers, who had drawn near, he added, "Ye have heard, my men, how that I have a wager with the Queen upon your prowess.
Release date- 28082019 - DALLAS - Pie Five Pizza today announced that Scott Black has joined the team as vice president of operations.
Coming into Wednesday's fiscal first-quarter financial report, (https://www.fool.com/investing/2019/06/01/five-below-earnings-what-to-watch.aspx) Five Below investors wanted  to keep seeing sizable gains in revenue and were ready to sacrifice bottom-line growth to get it.
Five Elms Capital, an investor in founder-owned software businesses, has announced a first and final close of Five Elms IV with more than USD 300 million in limited partner commitments, the company said.