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Synonyms for take on
take on

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Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  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. Ryan Longer:

    I have more confidence in her than probably more than 90 percent of the grown men I take on hunts.

  2. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan:

    We're going to criminalize certain activities in this next year to reflect the seriousness that we're going to take on certain behaviors.

  3. Tadhg Furlong:

    Cathriona's approach to life was to take on, to challenge the county, the country, the world, cathriona was a light to so many. Something of the light has gone out. Yet much remains. The light continues to shine. The light of love lives on; the love you had for Cathriona; the love she had for you.

  4. Businessman Nick Loeb:

    Shouldn't a man who is willing to take on all parental responsibilities be similarly entitled to bring his embryos to term even if the woman objects?

  5. Mac Thornberry:

    I confess I don't fully understand the administration's take on this at this point, it is not a question to me of economics, it is a question of security.


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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