Definitions for taken up
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word taken up
haunted, obsessed, preoccupied, taken up(p)(adj)
having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something
"became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle"; "was absolutely obsessed with the girl"; "got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children"; "he was taken up in worry for the old woman"
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Friendships begun in this world will be taken up again, never to be broken off.
This should be an easy case. Frankly it probably shouldn't even have been taken up.
Some of them have taken up the banner of Islamic State, which has led to a sharp increase in the threat of terrorists infiltrating Central Asia.
If the cameras had followed me from the mound in 2007 to the hospital with my feeding tube, chemotherapy and radiation, I don't think a lot of kids would have taken up dipping, or at least they might've stopped.
Under well-established precedent, there is no reason why the existing (healthcare) exchanges should be overturned through a court case, this should be an easy case. Frankly it probably shouldn't even have been taken up.
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