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take

How to sign: require as useful, just, or proper
"It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert";

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postulate in ASL Watch how to sign postulate in American Sign Language
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demand in ASL Watch how to sign demand in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: necessitate, need, require, call for, demand, postulate, involve, ask

Within this category: claim, govern, draw, cost, cry out for, imply

take

How to sign: take somebody somewhere
"We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace";

conduct in ASL Watch how to sign conduct in American Sign Language
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direct in ASL Watch how to sign direct in American Sign Language
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lead in ASL Watch how to sign lead in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: lead, guide, direct, conduct

Within this category: beacon, hand, mislead, usher

take

How to sign: pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
"Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her";

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Similiar / Same: choose, select, pick out

Categories: decide, make up one's mind, determine

Within this category: empanel, field, sieve, draw, dial, plump, pick, elect, excerpt, cull out, cream off, sieve out, assign, single out, think of, specify, adopt, screen, vote in, elect, nominate, vote, side

take

How to sign: serve oneself to, or consume regularly
"Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee";

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See also: suck in, sop up, take up, take in

Similiar / Same: ingest, consume, have, take in

Within this category: hit, cannibalize, use, eat, eat, drink, drink, partake, feed, satiate, sample, take in, smoke, drug, swallow, sup

take

How to sign: take into consideration for exemplifying purposes
"Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case";

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Similiar / Same: look at, consider, deal

Categories: think about

Within this category: contemplate, dally, abstract, warm to

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