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take up

synonym (synonym of take up)

also (also)

  • take in, also metaphorically (verb.contact)
    draw in as if by suction (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes (verb.contact)
     

hypernym (take up IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • accept (verb.contact)
    get something; come into possession of (verb.possession)
     
  • adopt (verb.cognition)
    take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own (verb.cognition)
     
  • occupy or take on (verb.motion)
    move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion (verb.motion)
     
  • pursue or resume (verb.change)
    set out on (an enterprise or subject of study) (verb.change)
     
  • return to a previous location or condition (verb.change)
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature (verb.change)
     
  • take out or up with or as if with a scoop (verb.contact)
    remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract (verb.change)
     
  • take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption (verb.contact)
    undergo a transformation or a change of position or action (verb.change)
     
  • take up and practice as one's own (verb.possession)
    receive willingly something given or offered (verb.possession)
     
  • take up as if with a sponge (verb.consumption)
    serve oneself to, or consume regularly (verb.consumption)
     
  • take up time or space (verb.stative)
    occupy the whole of (verb.stative)
     
  • turn one's interest to (verb.social)
    channel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something (verb.motion)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF take up relation)

  • accept (verb.contact)
    take in fuel, as of a ship (verb.possession)
     
  • begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job (verb.social)
    assume an office, duty, or title (verb.social)
     
  • take in, also metaphorically (verb.contact)
    to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    dry (ink) with blotting paper (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    absorb as if with a sponge (verb.contact)
     
  • take out or up with or as if with a scoop (verb.contact)
    scoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface (verb.contact)
     
  • take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption (verb.contact)
    become imbued (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    accumulate (liquids or gases) on the surface (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    take up a substance by chemisorption (verb.contact)
     

verb group (take up is verb group of ....)

  • occupy or take on (verb.motion)
    assume, as of positions or roles (verb.social)
     

derivation (.... is derived from take up)

  • begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job (verb.social)
    the act of starting something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.event)
    the beginning of anything (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.time)
    the time at which something is supposed to begin (noun.time)
     
  • take in, also metaphorically (verb.contact)
    the act of sucking (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess) (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.process)
    (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    (physics) material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs radiation (noun.substance)
     
  • take out or up with or as if with a scoop (verb.contact)
    a large ladle (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the shovel or bucket of a dredge or backhoe (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.quantity)
    the quantity a scoop will hold (noun.quantity)
     
  • (noun.shape)
    a hollow concave shape made by removing something (noun.shape)
     
  • take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption (verb.contact)
    the process in which one substance takes up or holds another (by either absorption or adsorption) (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    a material that sorbs another substance; i.e. that has the capacity or tendency to take it up by either absorption or adsorption (noun.substance)
     
  • take up and practice as one's own (verb.possession)
    the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source (noun.act)
     
  • (adj.all)
    acquired as your own by free choice (adj.all)
     

domain category (take up is domain category of ....)

  • take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption (verb.contact)
    the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions (noun.cognition)
     
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