Nick and Take


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Nick verb – To take (something) without right and with an intent to keep.
Usage example: that lorry was a piece of rubbish, I don't know why anyone would want to nick it

Take and nick are semantically related In some cases you can use "Take" instead a verb "Nick".
Nearby Words: nicked, Nicky, Nicki, Nickie
Synonyms for Nick


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Take verb – To reach for and take hold of by embracing with the fingers or arms.
Nick and take are semantically related in filch topic. Sometimes you can use "Nick" instead a verb "Take". informal substitute
Nearby Words: taking, taken, taker
Synonyms for Take

How words are described

best best nick best take
long long nick long take
complete complete nick complete take
original original nick original take
Other adjectives: real, little, traditional, last.

Common collocations

power nick power take power
money nick money take money

Both words in one sentence

  • Create Your Own Villain Kenny resurfaces as a psychopath, his obsession with becoming the hero leading him to try to kill Nick and take his place.
  • Comic Strip / Nick Knatterton Nick's eventual bride is photographer Linda Knips; Knips is German for "click", and knipsen a slang word for "to take a photograph".
  • Western Animation / Celebrity Deathmatch Nick: We've had a lot of close calls here on "Celebrity Deathmatch", but it's going to take a lot more than a flying celebrity to take me out!
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