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"
assume, adopt, take on, take over(verb)
take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
"When will the new President assume office?"
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"
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"
To acquire, bring in, or introduce.
To begin to have or exhibit.
To assume responsibility for.
To attempt to fight or compete.
To catch on, do well; to become popular.
The numerical value of take on in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of take on in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Like dealing with Dad-all give and no take. (On negotiating with Soviet Premier Nikita S Khrushchev)
Insignificant events can take on monumental proportions when your head is full of practically nothing.
I think we’re in the early stages of the private market revaluation. It will take on the order of six to 12 months to really take hold.
The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance - and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.
Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility... in the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have... is the ability to take on responsibility.
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