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Here is the definition of tense from Simple English Wikipedia:

Tense is the form of a verb that takes to show the time it happened.

What is the meaning of take to in this context?

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    Can you please provide a link: the Wikipedia page for "tense" is a disambiguation page. – Weather Vane Oct 29 '19 at 9:03
  • @WeatherVane please search "tense grammar simple English Wikipedia". I'm having problems providing the link. – user100323 Oct 29 '19 at 9:11
  • Oh, it looks like an error. I suggest it should read "Tense is the form that a verb takes to show the time it happened." – Weather Vane Oct 29 '19 at 9:56
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It's an error. The sentence should read:

Tense is the form that a verb takes to show the time it happened.

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