What does taken up mean?

Definitions for taken up

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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. Alexander Bortnikov:

    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.

  4. Curt Schilling:

    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.

  5. 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.

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