taker

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take + -er

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taker (plural takers)

  1. One who takes something.
    She is known as quite a risk taker.
    The hostage taker decided to surrender to the police.
    The study could not confirm the real percentage of drug takers in the country.
  2. A person or thing that takes or receives, often more than he or she gives.
    I don't want to be a relationship with you anymore - you are too much of a taker.
  3. One who is willing to participate in, or buy, something.
    Are there any takers for helping me clean the garage this weekend?
    I'm selling handmade postcards - any takers?

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