Definition of Take pride

1. Verb. Feel proud of. "She took great pride in her sons"

Exact synonyms: Pride Oneself
Generic synonyms: Experience, Feel

Definition of Take pride

1. Verb. (idiomatic intransitive) to be proud of (usually followed by (term in) or (term of)) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Take Pride

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
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
take someone's point
take something as read

Literary usage of Take pride

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Genealogical and Personal Memorial of Mercer County, New Jersey by Francis Bazley Lee, Lewis Publishing Company (1907)
"the service on the other side, 'while his works do follow him'." Surely a parent in whom the subject of this sketch may very justly take pride. ..."

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