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We found 34 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word take up:
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General dictionaries General (24 matching dictionaries)
  1. take-up, take up: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. take-up, take up, take up: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. take-up: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. take-up, take-up, take up: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. take-up, take up: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. take-up, take up: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Take-up, take-up: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. take-up: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Take up, take-up: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. take-up: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  11. take-up, take up: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  12. take-up, take up: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Take-up: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  14. take-up: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  15. take-up, take up: Rhymezone [home, info]
  16. Take-up, take up: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  17. take up: Phrasal Verb Page [home, info]
  18. take-up, take up: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  19. take-up, take up: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  20. take-up, take up: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  21. take-up, take up: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  22. take-up, take up: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. TAKE UP: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. take up: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. take up: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. take up: Financial dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. take-up, take up: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. take up: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. take up: Idioms [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Take Up: Backgammon [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Take-up, Take up: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. take_up: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]


Quick definitions from WordNet (take up)

verb:  turn one's interest to
verb:  take up time or space ("Take up the slack")
verb:  pursue or resume ("Take up a matter for consideration")
verb:  adopt ("Take up new ideas")
verb:  begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job ("Take up a position")
verb:  return to a previous location or condition
verb:  take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption
verb:  accept
verb:  take up and practice as one's own
verb:  take up as if with a sponge
verb:  occupy or take on
verb:  take out or up with or as if with a scoop
verb:  take in, also metaphorically

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Phrases that include take up:   take up on, to take up cudgels for, pick take up the gauntlet, take up in conference, take up residence residency somewhere, more...

Words similar to take up:   absorb, accept, adopt, assume, borrow, draw, imbibe, resume, scoop, sorb, start, suck, take, more...


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