1. understood in a certain way; made sense of
- a word taken literally
- a smile taken as consent
2. be affected with an indisposition
- the child was taken ill
- couldn't tell when he would be taken drunk
Similar word(s): affected
Sentences with taken as an adjective:
- He was very taken with the girl, I hear.
- I can't ask her out, she's taken.
1. past participle of take