Synonyms for Taken:


captured (adjective)
appropriated, seized, arrested.
employed or rented (adjective)
held, hired, occupied, reserved.
received (adjective)
accepted, acquired, received, Pocketed.
taken (adjective)
appropriated, Annexed, Reaped, Bagged, collected, Gotten, amassed, Captured, Grabbed, usurped, Caught, Commandeered, Nabbed, confiscated, Procured, Harvested, gathered, Levied, Impounded, abducted, acquired.


held, hired, reserved, Rented. startled (noun)
bewildered, disconcerted, surprised, caught off guard.
taken (noun)
arrogated, interpreted, appropriated, confiscate, embezzled, condemned, affected, taken over, confiscated, seized, purloined, understood, stolen, expropriated, usurped, assumed.


acquired (verb)
assumed, heaped, cornered, Palmed, netted, Fetched, accumulated, Incurred, Garnered, Retrieved, Claimed, Wrangled, Bought, added, Scored, Lured, Purchased, landed.
captured (verb)
arrested, occupied, Snared, Got, seized, Captured, abducted, Gained, Caught, Obtained, Achieved, Collared, won, apprehended, Took, Gotten, Snatched, secured.
received (verb)
admitted, Assimilated, ingested, inspired, inhaled, accepted, Gulped, Pocketed, eaten, swallowed, Gobbled, accessed, devoured, absorbed, ate, received, engorged.
took (verb)
Monopolized, deprived.

Other synonyms:

reserved, held. leased
Other relevant words:
arrogated, condemned, interpreted, understood, expropriated, held, affected, purloined, confiscate, reserved, stolen, embezzled.

Usage examples for taken

  1. How could you have taken them from me?" – Stingaree by E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  2. Since my lady was taken away, we have had no news of him." – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  3. They have not taken the pilgrim's money, he thought, he did not have any. – Fables for Children, Stories for Children, Natural Science Stories, Popular Education, Decembrists, Moral Tales by Leo Tolstoy