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Past participle for to elevate to a higher place or position
“Ross worked the controls, presumably to take the platform up, but it suddenly tilted at an awkward angle.”
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Past participle for to shorten (clothes or fabric)
“The seamstress will be along in a minute to take up the sleeves.”
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Past participle for to fill, use or occupy something, fully or to a great extent
“What mattered to her wasn't the numbers themselves, but their ability to take up the space in her mind that Kate occupied.”
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Past participle for to begin or start an activity or habit
“Basketball players quit and take up golf. Football players quit and take up golf. What are we supposed to take up when we quit?”
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Past participle for to agree to take responsibility of
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“Would he agree to take up the responsibility of the administration of this country in these difficult times?”
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Past participle for to embrace or adopt something originated by someone else
“Perhaps the church should take up the motto of the rescue swimmers as our mission statement?”
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Past participle for to continue or recommence an activity or task
“So you think you can just come waltzing back in here and take up where we left off?”
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Past participle for to hold or engage the attention of
“There will be many times when my writing will take up my attention.”
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Past participle for to absorb water or a liquid
“Firstly, it is more difficult for roots to take up water that contains salt, so the plant dies through lack of water.”
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(intransitive) Past participle for to resume after a brief discontinuance
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(of a subject) Past participle for to have chosen to intellectually pursue
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Past participle for engage in
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Past participle for to take the first step into something
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Past participle for to begin, or go on, to consider next
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Past participle for to take, gather or pick up
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Latched onto
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(of an offer or proposal) Past participle for to answer in the affirmative
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Past participle for to devote effort to something
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Past participle for to pick one option over another
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(major in) Past participle for to concentrate on a particular area of study
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Past participle for to derive from
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Past participle for to spend or use up (a period of time)
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(turn to) Past participle for to start doing or becoming involved with
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Past participle for gain as possession from someone's death
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Past participle for to become or cause to become a member
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Past participle for to choose to take up, follow, or use
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Past participle for to conduct or devote oneself to
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Past participle for to commence or continue a given task
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Past participle for to seize an opportunity or circumstance
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Past participle for air out; make known
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Past participle for to hold exclusive control of a market or supply
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Past participle for to come to have gradually, or to gain knowledge in
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Past participle for to use, empty or drain completely
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Past participle for have recourse to
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Past participle for to represent or deal with in a particular way, in writing or speaking
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Past participle for to buy or procure by payment
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Past participle for to accept, support, or take on as one's own (an idea or a cause)
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Past participle for to make use of
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Past participle for to have a clear idea or understanding of
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Past participle for to reduce or shorten in extent or duration
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Past participle for to accept as satisfactory or conforming to the required standards or rules
Adjective
Fully absorbed or involved in
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Adjective
Concerned with something else
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