Take up definition and meaning

4a : to enter upon (something, such as a business, hobby, or subject of study) take up skiing took up the trumpet

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Synonyms: Verb

Antonyms: Verb

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Verb please take up the blanket so I can look underneath it the soil was so dry that the plant seemed lớn take up the much-needed water instantly
Recent Examples on the Web: Verb Georgia & the one-loss winner of the Big Ten would then take up the first two spots of the four-team field. — Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY, 16 Nov. 2021 Hardwick’s solution was khổng lồ take up, as the subject of the novel, the problem of writing it. — Maggie Doherty, The New Yorker, 15 Nov. 2021 The additional capacity of solar to lớn replace Diablo Canyon, the report says, would take up 90,000 acres of land. — Rob Nikolewski, San Diego Union-Tribune, 12 Nov. 2021 If an agent spends about five minutes on every WISMO call, 1,000 WISMO queries can take up to 80 hours of the agent’s time. — Abhimanyu Singh, Forbes, 9 Nov. 2021 và that work can take up to 14 months, depending on the kích cỡ of the piece. — Kyle A. Valenta, Travel + Leisure, 9 Nov. 2021 A few hours later, the 82nd Airborne would take up the Marines" forward positions, allowing Ghost Company to lớn fold into the terminal. — Arkansas Online, 8 Nov. 2021 A few hours later, the 82nd Airborne would take up the Marines’ forward positions, allowing Ghost Company lớn fold into the terminal. — New York Times, 7 Nov. 2021 The 15-member council will take up amendments và adopt the budget on Nov. 5. — Alison Dirr, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 29 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of take-up


1832, in the meaning defined above


14th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

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“Take-up.” hoctronews.com Dictionary, hoctronews.com, https://www.hoctronews.com/dictionary/take-up. Accessed 21 Nov. 2021.