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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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A typical Lee Bowyer goal gave us the edge, and in the second half we moved up a gear and took apart one of the most impressive home records in the UEFA Cup ( Sochaux unbeaten at home in 32 years.
Yousuf Youhana and the in-form Shoaib Malik took apart the Sri Lanka bowling attack to lead Pakistan to a comprehensive eight-wicket victory in the third match of the triangular One-Day International series.
In contrast, at unburned structures the Anasazi removed most household items and often took apart roofs so that beams could be reused for new dwellings, which were probably erected nearby, Cameron says.
Demonstrating control of every part of her game, Sorenstam took apart both the Seta Golf Course and the field, shooting 22-under-par 194 for a 9-stroke win over a trio of runnersup.
The Clippers took apart the Phoenix Suns 118-106 in front of 19,985 fans at Staples Center to send their playoff series back on the road to be settled in a seventh game.