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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theytake to
he/she/ittakes to
present participletaking to
past tensetook to
past participletaken to
  1. 1
    take to someone/something to begin to like someone or something
  2. 2
    to start doing something as a habit
    take to doing something:

    Recently he’s taken to wearing a hat.

  3. 3
    take to something old-fashioned to go to a place, especially your bed

    Joanne says she’s sick, and she’s taken to her bed.

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