Definition of Take place

1. Verb. Come to pass. "Nothing occurred that seemed important"




Definition of Take place

1. Verb. (intransitive) To happen, to occur. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Take Place

take one's lumps
take one's own life
take one's pick
take one's time
take one for the team
take or pay
take orders
take out
take out of context
take out the stops
take out the trash
take over
take pains
take part
take place (current term)
take point
take pride
take refuge
take responsibility
take revenge
take root
take shape
take sick
take sides
take sign
take silk
take sitting down
take somebody's word for it
take someone's head off

Literary usage of Take place

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... -that the electrification of such a droplet tends to neutralize the effect of the surface tension, so that condensation can take place on a water ..."

2. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"... contain particulars as to names, marital status, occupation, residence, length of residence, and the building in which the marriage is to take place. ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Wiener 6'^ji., 2a April, 1874. have to compare the results of our sluggish electrical experiments with the alternations of light, which take place billions ..."

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