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Princeton's WordNet

  1. take-upnoun

    any of various devices for reducing slack (as in a sewing machine) or taking up motion (as in a loom)

    "a take-up that winds photographic film on a spool"

  2. take-upverb

    the action of taking up as by tightening or absorption or reeling in

  3. take upverb

    pursue or resume

    "take up a matter for consideration"

    Synonyms:
    soak up, adopt, sop up, absorb, strike, scoop, resume, take over, sorb, assume, latch on, start, take in, lift out, seize on, suck in, take up, hook on, fasten on, draw, suck, take, scoop up, scoop out, imbibe, borrow, suck up

  4. take up, latch on, fasten on, hook on, seize onverb

    adopt

    "take up new ideas"

    Synonyms:
    take in, seize on, resume, suck up, catch on, twig, lift out, take, tumble, suck, adopt, start, borrow, assume, take over, cotton on, get wise, get it, scoop, sorb, fasten on, soak up, sop up, hook on, get onto, imbibe, latch on, draw, scoop up, strike, absorb, take up, scoop out, suck in

  5. take upverb

    turn one's interest to

    "He took up herpetology at the age of fifty"

    Synonyms:
    soak up, adopt, sop up, absorb, strike, scoop, resume, take over, sorb, assume, latch on, start, take in, lift out, seize on, suck in, take up, hook on, fasten on, draw, suck, take, scoop up, scoop out, imbibe, borrow, suck up

  6. take upverb

    take up time or space

    "take up the slack"

    Synonyms:
    soak up, adopt, sop up, absorb, strike, scoop, resume, take over, sorb, assume, latch on, start, take in, lift out, seize on, suck in, take up, hook on, fasten on, draw, suck, take, scoop up, scoop out, imbibe, borrow, suck up

  7. start, take upverb

    begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job

    "Take up a position"; "start a new job"

    Synonyms:
    start, seize on, resume, suck up, bulge out, get, adopt, sop up, get going, latch on, commence, take in, lift out, get down, take, take off, sorb, bulge, strike, borrow, part, take over, embark on, originate, pop out, assume, scoop, fasten on, initiate, depart, lead off, set off, go, startle, hook on, start up, imbibe, bug out, begin, soak up, jump, draw, set about, pop, start out, set forth, scoop up, suck, protrude, come out, absorb, take up, scoop out, set out, suck in

  8. adopt, borrow, take over, take upverb

    take up and practice as one's own

    Synonyms:
    usurp, take in, suck up, seize on, resume, buy up, espouse, acquire, hook on, imbibe, suck in, lift out, sweep up, take, sorb, adopt, strike, borrow, assume, relieve, take over, scoop up, repeat, scoop, buy out, embrace, fasten on, arrogate, soak up, sop up, suck, follow, seize, start, dramatise, latch on, draw, accept, take on, absorb, dramatize, take up, scoop out, bear

  9. assume, take, strike, take upverb

    occupy or take on

    "He assumes the lotus position"; "She took her seat on the stage"; "We took our seats in the orchestra"; "She took up her position behind the tree"; "strike a pose"

    Synonyms:
    require, read, usurp, hit, occupy, subscribe to, withdraw, start, lead, ingest, take on, carry, deal, assume, resume, have, hold, choose, study, learn, fill, strickle, absorb, necessitate, discover, take over, consume, fall upon, sorb, don, hire, feign, chance upon, consider, need, rent, get into, come across, pick out, chance on, aim, simulate, coin, suck, draw, expunge, contract, adopt, film, remove, demand, presume, seize on, lease, walk out, fasten on, take aim, suck in, come upon, take up, bring, strike, use up, select, take, come to, train, drive, sham, collide with, excise, make, claim, hook on, take for granted, get, get hold of, exact, take away, pack, soak up, call for, take in, scoop, lift out, light upon, submit, convey, move, shoot, engage, imbibe, direct, charter, put on, wear, sop up, impinge on, contain, run into, seize, bear, happen upon, mint, fall, subscribe, shine, borrow, scoop up, scratch, involve, acquire, suck up, look at, postulate, accept, impress, guide, admit, attain, scoop out, arrogate, ask, affect, conduct, latch on

  10. sorb, take upverb

    take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption

    Synonyms:
    soak up, adopt, sop up, absorb, strike, scoop, resume, take over, sorb, assume, latch on, start, take in, lift out, seize on, suck in, take up, hook on, fasten on, draw, suck, take, scoop up, scoop out, imbibe, borrow, suck up

  11. scoop, scoop out, lift out, scoop up, take upverb

    take out or up with or as if with a scoop

    "scoop the sugar out of the container"

    Synonyms:
    soak up, adopt, outflank, sop up, absorb, strike, outdo, resume, scoop, sorb, fasten on, latch on, start, take in, lift out, seize on, assume, take up, hook on, draw, suck, take, scoop up, take over, scoop out, imbibe, best, borrow, suck up, suck in, trump

  12. take in, take upverb

    accept

    "The cloth takes up the liquid"

    Synonyms:
    earn, take in, put one over, resume, gather in, suck up, assimilate, invite, befool, slang, gull, scoop out, pull in, put on, view, put one across, take, have, suck, adopt, fool, borrow, lift out, make, assume, see, receive, collect, scoop up, gain, strike, scoop, ingest, realise, fasten on, seize on, soak up, sop up, watch, hook on, clear, take over, imbibe, sorb, cod, latch on, overhear, draw, bring in, catch, absorb, dupe, realize, consume, take up, start, suck in

  13. absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take upverb

    take in, also metaphorically

    "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"

    Synonyms:
    plunge, receive, occupy, withdraw, run, tie, ingest, draw, assume, resume, have, borrow, lactate, overhear, eviscerate, absorb, cast, take over, consume, earn, suckle, pull, draw and quarter, adopt, reap, draw in, scoop, fellate, bootlick, drink, gather in, steep, gull, get out, pull back, disembowel, collect, start, lift out, fool, suck, sidle up, breastfeed, put one across, truckle, go down on, seize on, realize, sop up, fasten on, blow, strike, take out, latch on, take up, delineate, see, pull in, take, quarter, catch, befool, make, hook on, wet-nurse, pull out, get, describe, puff, suck in, thread, soak up, drag, cotton up, shine up, attract, scoop up, cozy up, force, cod, toady, sorb, engage, trace, dupe, put on, kowtow, engulf, view, kotow, draw off, immerse, engross, invite, take in, pass, play up, give suck, line, slang, watch, fawn, suck up, bring in, clear, string, guide, depict, put one over, scoop out, assimilate, realise, imbibe, nurse, gain

  14. take in, sop up, suck in, take upverb

    take up as if with a sponge

    Synonyms:
    earn, take in, put one over, resume, gather in, suck up, assimilate, invite, befool, slang, gull, scoop out, pull in, put on, view, put one across, take, have, suck, adopt, fool, borrow, lift out, make, assume, see, receive, collect, scoop up, gain, strike, scoop, ingest, realise, fasten on, seize on, soak up, sop up, watch, hook on, clear, take over, imbibe, sorb, cod, latch on, overhear, draw, bring in, catch, absorb, dupe, draw in, realize, consume, take up, start, suck in

  15. resume, take upverb

    return to a previous location or condition

    "The painting resumed its old condition when we restored it"

    Synonyms:
    summarise, soak up, adopt, lift out, sop up, absorb, restart, strike, resume, scoop, summarize, scoop out, suck up, sorb, re-start, latch on, start, take in, fasten on, seize on, assume, hook on, borrow, draw, suck, take, scoop up, take over, imbibe, take up, sum up, suck in

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  1. List of paraphrases for "take-up":

    absorption, participation, adoption, use, assimilation

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How to use take-up in a sentence?

  1. Tim Scott:

    I think us waiting a month before we vote is a bad decision, i hope we are willing to take up the legislation and let's get on the record. And if it fails, it fails. Finding seven folks on the other side of the aisle who want to see this thing to move forward will be helpful.

  2. Rosa DeLauro:

    It's not the 30 years we've spent in this institution, it's your life's experience. It's the values from that life experience that move you to take up these efforts.

  3. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy:

    I think the Senate should take up our short term bill as is and pass that.

  4. Tom Gaynor:

    In the UK, about 12-13 percent of companies take up GIP. In banking that figure is close to 100 percent. I don't know an investment bank that doesn't do it.

  5. Councilor Wang Yi:

    At the same time, we support relevant companies and individuals to take up legal weapons to safeguard their rights and interests, and not be silent lambs, what we must protect today is not only a company's rights and interests, but the legitimate development interests of a country and its people.

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