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Synonym: absorbadoptassumeborrowdrawfasten onhook onimbibelatch onlift outresumescoopscoop outscoop upseize onsoak upsop upsorbstartstrikesucksuck insuck uptaketake intake overSimilar words: make upmakeupwake upshake upmake up formake use oftakestakeMeaning: v. 1. pursue or resume 2. adopt 3. turn one's interest to 4. take up time or space 5. begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job 6. take up and practice as one's own 7. occupy or take on 8. take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption 9. take out or up with or as if with a scoop 10. accept 11. take in, also metaphorically 12. take up as if with a sponge 13. return to a previous location or condition take-up. n. 1. a device for reducing slack or taking up lost motion 2. the action of taking up as by tightening or absorption or reeling in. 
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1. She was unable to take up the London posting.
2. activities take up too much of our time.
3. Don't let yesterday take up too much of today.
4. Some people take up yoga to aid relaxation.
5. That's a matter for you to take up with your boss.
6. I can take up to four people in my car.
7. Can you recommend a classmate who can take up the job?
8. There have been hints that he may take up coaching.
9. Salaries take up a considerable portion of our total budget.
10. The vice-president was forced to take up the reins of office.
11. Don't suddenly take up violent exercise after years of inactivity.
12. He was quick to take up the gauntlet thrown down by the opposition.
13. Mr Fay is to take up an appointment as a researcher with the Royal Society.
14. The school bus stopped to take up pupils.
15. The potted plants take up too much space.
16. She didn't take up athletics until she was 20.
17. We will take up references after the interview.
18. We didn't take up his joke.
19. Clearance can take up to a week.
20. No one dared take up the challenge.
21. Many retired people take up gardening as a hobby.
22. I'll take up the story where you left off.
23. I won't take up much of your time.
24. Why don't you take up a new hobby?
25. You're very unfit; you ought to take up running.
26. Take up these loose ropes.
27. Children often take up smoking because of peer pressure.
28. Take up a relaxing hobby,[] such as knitting.
29. We pushed him hard to take up science.
30. What influenced you to take up nursing?
More similar words: make upmakeupwake upshake upmake up formake use oftakestaketake fortake offtake totake ontake outtake downtake caretake awaytake overtake timetake aparttake afterby mistaketake placetake the roadtake turnstake care oftake note ofundertaketake it easytake the leadtake effect
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