- A person who receives or acquires something
- A person who inherits property through a will or by the laws of inheritance
- An individual who gains possession of a negotiable instrument through transfer
- After his father's demise, he became the taker of the family estate.
- The taker of the promissory note can seek legal recourse if the note is not honored.
- In a game of catch, there is always a thrower and a taker.