take up

Verb1.take up - pursue or resume; "take up a matter for consideration"
2.take up - adopt; "take up new ideas"
3.take up - turn one's interest to; "He took up herpetology at the age of fifty"
4.take up - take up time or space; "take up the slack"
5.take up - begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job; "Take up a position"; "start a new job"
Synonyms: start
6.take up - take up and practice as one's own
Synonyms: adopt, borrow, take over
7.take up - occupy or take on; "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
8.take up - take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption
Synonyms: sorb
9.take up - take out or up with or as if with a scoop; "scoop the sugar out of the container"
10.take up - accept; "The cloth takes up the liquid"
Synonyms: take in
11.take up - take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
12.take up - take up as if with a sponge
Synonyms: suck in, sop up, take in
13.take up - return to a previous location or condition; "The painting resumed its old condition when we restored it"
Synonyms: resume
fill, occupy
Translate take up to Spanish, Translate take up to German, Translate take up to French
take the field
take the Fifth
take the Fifth Amendment
take the floor
take the heat
take the road
take the stage
take the stand
take the veil
take time by the forelock
take time off
take to
take to be
take to heart
take to the woods
take turns
-- take up --
take up arms
take water
take-home pay
taken for granted
taken over
taken up
taken with
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