assume, acquire, adopt, take on, take(verb)
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"
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
assume, adopt, take on, take over(verb)
take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
"When will the new President assume office?"
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undertake, tackle, take on(verb)
accept as a challenge
"I'll tackle this difficult task"
accept, admit, take, take on(verb)
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"
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meet, encounter, play, take on(verb)
contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle
"Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary"
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
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How to use take on in a sentence?
I challenge everyone, all honorable people wherever they may be, to take on this challenge in solidarity with our heroic detainees until they gain their freedom.
You've seen oil rebound today, which people are viewing very much as a kind of a green flag in the short-term to take on risk again to a certain degree.
We've seen violence directed against LGBTQI people around the world increase. We've seen, I believe, the highest number of murders of transgender people, particularly women of color, that we've seen ever, and so I think the United States playing the role that it should be playing in standing up for and defending the rights of LGBTQI people is something that State Department is going to take on and take on immediately.
Like dealing with Dad-all give and no take. (On negotiating with Soviet Premier Nikita S Khrushchev)
We’ve got to take on Citizens United and get rid of the secret money that is rigging the system.
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