Thesaurus > Related Words: take on

  Words related to take on

Related / Similar Words: assume, acquire, adopt, take, meet, encounter, play, accept, admit, take over, undertake, tackle

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary";
  • 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";
  • take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities; "When will the new President assume office?";
  • accept as a challenge; "I''ll tackle this difficult task";

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    Hyponyms: re-assume, confront, face, replay, profess, resume, rise

     

    Grouped Verbs: play, admit, let in, include

     

    Entailments: compete, vie, contend

     

    Derivational Morphology: playing period, period of play, play, playing, brush, clash, encounter, skirmish, meet, sports meeting, assumption, laying claim, braving, confronting, coping with, grappling, tackling

     

    Anagrams: Keaton

     

     
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