To knowingly and willfully deprive the owner of money/property of its use and benefit by converting it to one's own use with intent to defraud. However, no particular type of moving or carrying away is required to constitute a "taking." Any appreciable change of the location of the property with the required willful intent constitutes a taking whether or not there is an actual removal of it from the owner's premises.
A technical expression which signifies to be entitled to; as, a devisee will take under the will. To take also signifies to seize, as to take and carry away.