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Meaning of TAKE ON

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  set about dealing with; "I'll try to tackle this difficult task"
  2. [v]  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"
  3. [v]  contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary"
  4. [v]  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"
  5. [v]  take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities; "When will the new President assume office?"
  6. [v]  accept as a challenge
 
 Synonyms: accept, acquire, admit, adopt, adopt, assume, assume, encounter, meet, play, tackle, tackle, take, take, take over, undertake
 
 See Also: change, compete, confront, confront, contend, face, face, face up, have, re-assume, replay, resume, rise, take office, vie

 

 

 

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