Definition Of Take up

  • take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption
  • begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job
  • adopt
  • return to a previous location or condition
  • take up and practice as one's own
  • accept
  • take out or up with or as if with a scoop
  • take in, also metaphorically
  • take up as if with a sponge
  • occupy or take on
  • pursue or resume
  • take up time or space
  • turn one's interest to

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Example Sentences

  • take up new ideas. (verb)
  • take up a matter for consideration. (verb)
  • take up the slack. (verb)