What is another word for take up?

2038 synonyms found


[ tˈe͡ɪk ˈʌp], [ tˈe‍ɪk ˈʌp], [ t_ˈeɪ_k ˈʌ_p]

"Take up" is a common phrasal verb meaning to start or begin something. Some common synonyms for "take up" include initiate, embark on, start, commence, launch, begin, start up, and kick off. These synonyms convey the same idea of starting something new or delving into a new activity or project. However, some synonyms may also carry slightly different connotations, such as initiate and launch, which suggest a more formal or planned beginning, compared to start or begin, which can also be used for a more casual or spontaneous opening. No matter which synonym is used, all imply a fresh start or a newfound interest in something.

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How to use "Take up" in context?

1. What's the meaning of "take up"?

To "take up" is to pick up or to absorb completely. To "take up space" is to fill up the available space. To "take up time" is to consume or use up time.

2. To "take up" something means to consider it seriously and to decide to act on it. It can also mean to consider it valuable or important.

3. To "take up space" in a room or on a surface means to occupy a large amount of space.

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