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on the take

[ teyk ]SEE DEFINITION OF on the take
  • as invenal
  • as incorrupt
  • as indissolute
  • as invillainousness
  • as incorruption

Synonyms for on the take

  • amoral
  • corrupt
  • crooked
  • dishonest
  • immoral
  • unethical
  • unscrupulous
  • bent
  • buyable
  • conscienceless
  • double-dealing
  • mercenary
  • padded
  • purchasable
  • unprincipled
  • unprofessional
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Antonyms for on the take

  • ethical
  • good
  • honest
  • moral
  • noble
  • principled
  • pure
  • right
  • scrupulous
  • trustworthy
  • truthful
  • uncorrupt
  • upright
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WORD ORIGIN

1650s, "that which is taken in payment," from take (v.). Sense of "money taken in" by a single performance, etc., is from 1931. Movie-making sense is recorded from 1927. Criminal sense of "money acquired by theft" is from 1888. The verb sense of "to cheat, defraud" is from 1920. On the take "amenable to bribery" is from 1930.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ON THE TAKE

corrupt

adjectivedishonest
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