Definitions for take after

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. take after(verb)

    be similar to a relative

    "She takes after her father!"

  2. take after, follow(verb)

    imitate in behavior; take as a model

    "Teenagers follow their friends in everything"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. take after(verb)ɪk

    to look or be like sb in your family

    He takes after his father in looks.


  1. take after(Verb)

    To resemble (a parent or ancestor) in appearance or habit.

  2. take after(Verb)

    to follow someone's example

Translations for take after

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

take after

to be like (someone, especially a parent or relation) in appearance or character

She takes after her father.

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