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See definition of takes in on Dictionary.com
  • verbdeceive, fool
  • verbunderstand

synonyms for takes in

  • beguile
  • betray
  • bilk
  • bluff
  • cheat
  • con
  • defraud
  • delude
  • do
  • double-cross
  • dupe
  • flimflam
  • four-flush
  • gull
  • hoodwink
  • lie
  • mislead
  • pull wool over eyes
  • swindle
  • trick
  • receive
  • absorb
  • assimilate
  • comprehend
  • digest
  • get
  • grasp
  • perceive
  • savvy
  • see
  • take
  • soak up

antonyms for takes in

MOST RELEVANT
  • misconceive
  • misunderstand
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How to use takes in in a sentence

Then a nervous, anxious feeling that takes away my appetite, and prevents me from eating my dinner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
It is something which takes side in the child's breast with the reasonable governor and the laws which he or she administers.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
He has drawn a knave and a six; he takes another card; this turns out to be an ace.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
If any one has lost his temper, as well as his money, he takes good care not to show it; to do so here would be indeed bad form.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
We always lay our notes on the table, and he takes them, looks them over, and calls out what he'll have played.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
He takes a turn up and down the room, looks at the music, and if the piece interests him, he will call upon you.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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