take up

take up
Synonyms and related words:
absorb, absorb the attention, accept, accumulate, admit, adopt, adsorb, affiliate, agglomerate, aggregate, aggroup, air, amass, amortize, analyze, annex, appropriate, approve, arrest, arrogate, assemble, assimilate, assume, attack, attempt, batch, be about, be doing, be engaged in, be occupied with, blot, blot up, bring together, buckle to, bulk, bunch, bunch together, bunch up, campaign for, canvass, carry, carry on, catch, charm, chemisorb, chemosorb, clear, clump, cluster, collect, colligate, collocate, colonize, combine, come out, commence, comment upon, compare, compile, complete, comprehend, comprise, conduct, conglomerate, conquer, consider, contain, controvert, corral, count in, cover, criticize, crusade for, cull, cumulate, deal with, debate, deliberate, deliberate upon, descant, dig up, digest, discharge, discourse, discourse about, discuss, dissert, dissertate, do, drag up, draw together, draw up, dredge, dredge up, drink, drink in, drink up, drive together, elevate, embark in, embark on, embark upon, embody, embrace, employ, enchant, encircle, enclose, encompass, endeavor, engage, engage in, engage the attention, engage the mind, engage the thoughts, engross, engross the mind, engross the thoughts, enslave, enter, enter on, enter upon, enthrall, envisage, espouse, examine, exchange views, exercise, fall into, fall to, fascinate, fill, fill in, fill out, fish up, follow, gather, gather in, gather together, gather up, get at, get hold of, get in, get off, get together, get under way, glean, glom on to, go about, go at, go in for, go into, go upon, grab, grip, group, grub, grub up, handle, haul up, have at, hog, hoist, hold, hold spellbound, hold the interest, honor, hypnotize, imbibe, immerse, include, incorporate, indent, infiltrate, initiate, inquire into, investigate, involve, involve the interest, join, jump a claim, juxtapose, kick, knock around, launch forth, launch into, lay about, lay hands on, lift, liquidate, lump together, make accounts square, make free with, make up, make use of, mass, match, mesmerize, mobilize, monopolize, move into, muster, number among, obsess, occupy, occupy the attention, osmose, overrun, pair, partner, pass, pass under review, patronize, pay in full, pay off, pay the bill, pay the shot, pay up, percolate in, pick, pick up, pitch into, pluck, pluck up, plunge into, practice, preempt, preoccupy, prepossess, proceed to, prosecute, pursue, put together, raise, rake up, rally, rap, ratify, rear, reason, reason about, reason the point, receive, reckon among, reckon in, reckon with, redeem, remark upon, requisition, retire, review, round up, satisfy, scare up, scrape together, scrape up, seep in, set about, set at, set forward, set going, set to, settle, sift, sit on, slurp up, soak in, soak up, sorb, specialize in, spellbind, sponge, sponsor, square, square accounts, squat on, strike a balance, study, subjugate, survey, swill up, tackle, take all of, take in, take into account, take into consideration, take it all, take on, take over, take possession, take possession of, take to, talk, talk about, talk of, talk over, thresh out, touch upon, treat, treat of, turn to, undertake, uphold, uplift, upraise, uprear, use, usurp, ventilate, venture upon, wage, whip in, work at, write up|

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  • Take — Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • take — [tāk] vt. took, taken, taking [ME taken < OE tacan < ON taka < ? IE base * dēg , to lay hold of] I to get possession of by force or skill; seize, grasp, catch, capture, win, etc. 1. to get by conquering; capture; seize 2. to trap, snare …   English World dictionary

  • take — ► VERB (past took; past part. taken) 1) lay hold of with one s hands; reach for and hold. 2) occupy (a place or position). 3) capture or gain possession of by force. 4) carry or bring with one; convey. 5) remove from a place. 6) …   English terms dictionary

  • take — [n] profit booty*, catch, catching, cut, gate, haul*, holding, part, proceeds, receipts, return, returns, revenue, share, takings, yield; concept 344 Ant. debt, loss take [v1] get; help oneself to abduct, accept, acquire, arrest, attain, capture …   New thesaurus

  • Take — Take, v. i. 1. To take hold; to fix upon anything; to have the natural or intended effect; to accomplish a purpose; as, he was inoculated, but the virus did not take. Shak. [1913 Webster] When flame taketh and openeth, it giveth a noise. Bacon.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • take — vb took, tak·en, tak·ing vt 1 a: to obtain control, custody, or possession of often by assertive or intentional means b: to seize or interfere with the use of (property) by governmental authority; specif: to acquire title to for public use by… …   Law dictionary

  • Take On Me — ist ein Lied und Nummer Eins Hit der norwegischen Popband a ha, welches von ihrem ersten Album Hunting High and Low aus dem Jahr 1985 stammt. Aufgenommen wurde der Titel bereits 1984, jedoch schaffte er es erst mit dem dritten Anlauf zum Nummer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Take on me — ist ein Lied und Nummer Eins Hit der norwegischen Popband a ha, welches von ihrem ersten Album Hunting High and Low aus dem Jahr 1985 stammt. Aufgenommen wurde der Titel bereits 1984, jedoch schaffte er es erst mit dem dritten Anlauf zum Nummer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Take on Me — «Take on Me» Sencillo de a ha del álbum Hunting High and Low Publicación 5 de abril de 1985; 16 de septiembre de 1985 Formato 7 , 12 Grabación 1984 1985 …   Wikipedia Español

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