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Meaning of word take up from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

take up   verb

Meaning : Pursue or resume.

Example : Take up a matter for consideration.

Meaning : Adopt.

Example : Take up new ideas.

Synonyms : fasten on, hook on, latch on, seize on

Meaning : Turn one's interest to.

Example : He took up herpetology at the age of fifty.

Meaning : Take up time or space.

Example : Take up the slack.

Meaning : Begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job.

Example : Take up a position.
Start a new job.

Synonyms : start

Meaning : Take up and practice as one's own.

Synonyms : adopt, borrow, take over

Meaning : Occupy or take on.

Example : 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.

Synonyms : assume, strike, take

Meaning : Take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption.

Synonyms : sorb

Meaning : Take out or up with or as if with a scoop.

Example : Scoop the sugar out of the container.

Synonyms : lift out, scoop, scoop out, scoop up

Meaning : Accept.

Example : The cloth takes up the liquid.

Synonyms : take in

Meaning : Take in, also metaphorically.

Example : The sponge absorbs water well.
She drew strength from the minister's words.

Synonyms : absorb, draw, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck, suck up, take in

जल या नमी आदि चूसना।

वृक्ष पृथ्वी से जल आदि अवशोषित करते हैं।
अवशोषित करना, ईंचना, ईचना, ऐंचना, खींचना, चूसना, पीना, सोखना

Meaning : Take up as if with a sponge.

Synonyms : sop up, suck in, take in

Meaning : Return to a previous location or condition.

Example : The painting resumed its old condition when we restored it.

Synonyms : resume


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