Definitions for take on
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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.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Families very rarely can take on the extra money of an SBA loan.
We should take on, once and for all, the issue of illegal immigration.
If I can take on 100,000 protesters, I can do the same across the globe.
I feel so energetic, vitalized. I'm ready to take on the world, actually.
If I can take on 100,000 protesters, I can do the same in the rest of the world.
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