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Synonyms for take on
take on

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. assume, acquire, adopt, take on, takeverb

    take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect

    "His voice took on a sad tone"; "The story took a new turn"; "he adopted an air of superiority"; "She assumed strange manners"; "The gods assume human or animal form in these fables"

    Synonyms:
    require, read, usurp, occupy, get into, rent, withdraw, lead, ingest, develop, carry, deal, assume, have, subscribe to, hold, choose, learn, fill, embrace, larn, necessitate, take over, consume, espouse, adopt, demand, don, feign, consider, need, study, dramatize, win, pick out, dramatise, simulate, gain, contract, grow, film, remove, presume, lease, train, ask, meet, take up, bring, strike, use up, select, take, engage, drive, sham, sweep up, make, claim, take for granted, get, get hold of, exact, take away, pack, call for, take in, submit, convey, take aim, shoot, aim, direct, charter, put on, wear, follow, contain, seize, bear, play, subscribe, encounter, borrow, produce, involve, acquire, look at, postulate, evolve, hire, accept, guide, admit, undertake, arrogate, tackle, conduct

  2. assume, adopt, take on, take oververb

    take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities

    "When will the new President assume office?"

    Synonyms:
    usurp, take in, embrace, absorb, buy up, espouse, simulate, acquire, undertake, don, put on, sweep up, take, take for granted, adopt, strike, borrow, meet, assume, admit, relieve, take over, play, encounter, repeat, presume, arrogate, get into, sham, follow, seize, dramatise, tackle, accept, feign, wear, dramatize, buy out, take up, bear

  3. undertake, tackle, take onverb

    accept as a challenge

    "I'll tackle this difficult task"

    Synonyms:
    attempt, admit, meet, adopt, play, accept, encounter, acquire, undertake, assume, guarantee, tackle, take in charge, harness, set about, contract, take, take over

  4. accept, admit, take, take onverb

    admit into a group or community

    "accept students for graduate study"; "We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"

    Synonyms:
    require, read, occupy, subscribe to, withdraw, lead, ingest, acknowledge, carry, live with, assume, have, hold, choose, study, learn, fill, necessitate, take over, consume, allow in, drive, hire, consider, need, rent, pick out, swallow, contract, accommodate, deal, adopt, include, film, remove, demand, lease, let in, take aim, meet, take up, train, go for, strike, use up, select, take, engage, make, claim, get, get hold of, exact, take away, pack, call for, take in, bring, submit, convey, shoot, aim, allow, direct, charter, tackle, contain, bear, play, subscribe, encounter, involve, acquire, look at, postulate, consent, intromit, accept, guide, admit, undertake, ask, conduct

  5. meet, encounter, play, take onverb

    contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle

    "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary"

    Synonyms:
    conform to, touch, playact, fiddle, bet, spiel, act, take, foregather, gather, fulfill, dally, run, adjoin, find, match, flirt, suffer, acquire, fulfil, diddle, meet, chance, converge, fit, satisfy, receive, act as, toy, assume, forgather, work, encounter, get together, make for, happen, run into, cope with, fill, play, represent, run across, take over, come across, bring, recreate, roleplay, tackle, trifle, undertake, assemble, contact, bump, accept, admit, wreak, see, adopt, wager

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. take on

    Synonyms:
    (Neuter.) complain, lament, be much affected

  2. take on

    Synonyms:
    (active.) assume, be willing to bear, take upon, take up

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How to use take on in a sentence?

  1. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond:

    I am clear that there is no appetite in Libya for foreign combat troops on the ground, we do not anticipate any requests from the GNA for ground combat forces to take on Daesh (Islamic State) or any other armed groups and we have no plans to deploy troops in such a role.

  2. Wayne McCurrie:

    If you want extra growth, you've got to take on that extra risk, recognising that risk, by that I mean a severe shortage of shopping infrastructure, Shoprite started setting up warehouses and partnering with developers to build shopping centres and that's why it is in this quick store rollout phase whereas Massmart is a little bit behind.

  3. Elizabeth Warren:

    What you propose, from what I can tell in your writings, is less oversight of big banks, fewer efforts to reign them in, more chances for them to take on big risks to boost their profits and, if things go wrong, come crying to the government for another bailout, the question is whether someone should be put in charge of enforcing laws that they think are unnecessary or counterproductive.

  4. John Dryden:

    We find few historians who have been diligent enough in their search for truth; it is their common method to take on trust what they help distribute to the public; by which means a falsehood once received from a famed writer becomes traditional to posterity.

  5. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn:

    It's time to take on the vested interests holding people back, the future is ours to make.


Translations for take on

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  • einbringen, antreten, auf sich nehmen, übernehmen, aufnehmen, annehmenGerman
  • αντιμετωπίζωGreek
  • desafiarSpanish
  • kilpaillaFinnish
  • provarci, sfidare, affrontare, assumere, prendere in carico, caricare, prendere le sembianzeItalian
  • opnemen, innemen, aannemen, uitdagen, introducerenDutch
  • gánh vácVietnamese

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