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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.
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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.
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To accept the price at which a dealer offers a security.
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(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.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority on Tuesday took down another 'Welcome to the Philippines, Province of China' banner from a footbridge on Quezon Avenue.
MMDA takes down 'Province of China' tarpaulins in Quezon City !-- -- Robertzon Ramirez (The Philippine Star) - April 10, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) yesterday took down a tarpaulin, which referred to the Philippines as a province of China, that was hung from a footbridge in Quezon City.
even if he took down his billboard this morning," Guanzon said in a separate tweet on Friday.
The page with information on climate change was also taken down Friday and was replaced with a page dedicated to "(https://www.whitehouse.gov/america-first-energy) America First Energy Plan ." The new White House site also took down the page on immigration, which is surprising since Trump strongly targeted immigrants and promised to build a wall throughout his campaign.
In its first year it took down 19,000 messages and websites.
When the EHP members refused to take the posters down, upon instructions from the university's rector, police officers arrived at the campus and took down the posters.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) took down on Tuesday a banner that welcomed visitors to Philippines as a 'province of China.'