To accept bribes or take money from a business transaction.
"Jimmy's on the take"
by john February 25, 2004
Being bribed to look the other way when the briber commits a crime or show favour to the briber despite his shortcomings.
"The police don't give a shit because they're all on the take" said the drunk.
by Gumba Gumba August 05, 2004
Where a police man or woman steals often from a crime scene or an evidence locker.
That cop is on the take.
by Deep blue 2012 January 14, 2010