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  1. take uponverb

    To take charge of an item of business, or an obligation, as a personal initiative.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of take upon in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of take upon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of take upon in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Aquinas:

    Those who are more adapted to the active life can prepare themselves for contemplation in the practice of the active life, while those who are more adapted to the contemplative life can take upon themselves the works of the active life so as to become yet more apt for contemplation.

  2. Alexander Alekhine:

    Chess for me is not a game, but an art. Yes, and I take upon myself all those responsibilities which an art imposes on its adherents.

  3. John Updike:

    A leader is one who, out of madness or goodness, volunteers to take upon himself the woe of the people. There are few men so foolish, hence the erratic quality of leadership in the world.

  4. Michel de Montaigne:

    He who has not a good memory should never take upon himself the trade of lying.

  5. Carmelo Anthony:

    We shouldn’t have lost this one, it didn’t come down to LeBron not being here. ... We’re OK, but it hurts to lose to the same team twice within a week in the same way, the same fashion. That’s something we’ve got to take upon ourselves and hold ourselves accountable.

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