What does taken up mean?

Definitions for taken up

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word taken up.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of taken up in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of taken up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Francis de Sales:

    Friendships begun in this world will be taken up again, never to be broken off.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    This should be an easy case. Frankly it probably shouldn't even have been taken up.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    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.

  4. Todd Rosenbluth:

    There's not a lot of whitespace left that isn't being taken up by passive funds or well-established active funds. Unless it's a fund manager starting up his own shop, the only way for most funds to break in is to market a more sophisticated strategy.

  5. Arturo Pierre Martinez:

    I have taken up a risky journey to the DPRK so that I can pass on some very valuable and disturbing information I felt that its government would appreciate, i've chosen the Democratic People's Republic of Korea only due to its mostly socialistic way and due to its very powerful military.

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