taken (not comparable)
- Infatuated; fond of or attracted to.
- He was very taken with the girl, I hear.
- (informal) In a monoamorous relationship
- I can't ask her out, she's taken.
infatuated, fond of or attracted to
informal: in a relationship
- past participle of
- Plural form of taak
From Middle Dutch taken (“to take, to grasp”). Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *tēkaną (“to touch”), from Proto-Indo-European *deh₁g-, *dh₁g- (“to touch”). Related to Dutch takelen. Cognate with English take.
Conjugation of taken (weak)