Definition of Take Up in English :
Define Take Up in English
Take Up meaning in English
Meaning of Take Up in English
Pronunciation of Take Up in English
Take Up pronunciation in English
Pronounce Take Up in Englishsee synonyms of take up
1. take up
pursue or resume
Example Sentences:'take up a matter for consideration'
Example Sentences:'take up new ideas'
3. take up
turn one's interest to
Example Sentences:'He took up herpetology at the age of fifty'
4. take up
take up time or space
Example Sentences:'take up the slack'
5. start, take up
begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job
Example Sentences:'Take up a position''start a new job'
occupy or take on
Example Sentences:'He assumes the lotus position''She took her seat on the stage''We took our seats in the orchestra''She took up her position behind the tree''strike a pose'
take out or up with or as if with a scoop
Example Sentences:'scoop the sugar out of the container'
take in, also metaphorically
Example Sentences:'The sponge absorbs water well''She drew strength from the minister's words'
13. resume, take up
return to a previous location or condition
Example Sentences:'The painting resumed its old condition when we restored it'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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