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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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If Player 2 took away the 8 marker, explain how Player 1 could win the game.
She then took away his personal alarm which he wore round his neck," added Ms Locke.
In Solomon's Sword: Two Families and the Children the State Took Away, Michael Shapiro has brought these cases back to us, in a way we never saw them the first time around.
However, the robbers took away only six of them and a tablet from the shop.
In Qila Didar Singh, armed men intercepted Mehmood and snatched Rs22,000, gold ornaments and cellphones; in city Wazirabad area, bandits looted Rs43,000 and two cellphones from Akhtar; in Khiali, dacoits took away Rs17,000, a motorcycle and cellphone from Rashid; and in Kot Ladha, robbers looted Rs100,000 and two cellphones from Nazar.
RAWALPINDI -- A gang of unknown dacoits entered house of a lawyer and took away cash, gold ornaments and other valuables in daylight in the jurisdiction of Saddar Barooni Police here on Wednesday, police said.
RAWALPINDI Unknown robbers took away gold -- AWALPINDI Unknown robbers took away gold, ornaments and cash from a house located at Tulsa Road here on Thursday.
RISALPUR -- The robbers looted shop in Risalpur Cantt Plaza on Monday and took away cash and other equipments.
According to the paper, after June 2008, when Shahbaz Sharif took over the post of chief minister, Khosa, while vacating the official residence, allegedly took away all furniture, electronic appliances, beds, paintings and crockery along with him to his private residence.
Former Prosecutor General Elmurza Satybaldiev took away 2 bags from the Government House with $3 million inside on 7 April 2010, MP Ravshan Jeenbekov (Ata Meken) said at the plenary session of the Parliament on May 23.
But the Department of Work and Pensions took away the allowance, even though his doctor warned he may kill himself if they were withdrawn.
LANCASTER - La Toyia Conway-Hampton had been in and out of nearly a dozen women's shelters when child-protection workers took away her seven children in 1998 and placed them in foster homes.