Definitions for take on

Definitions for (verb) take on

Main entry: acquire, adopt, assume, take, take on

Definition: take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect

Usage: 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

Main entry: take on, encounter, meet, play

Definition: contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle

Usage: Princeton plays Yale this weekend; Charlie likes to play Mary

Main entry: accept, admit, take, take on

Definition: admit into a group or community

Usage: accept students for graduate study; We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member

Main entry: assume, adopt, take on, take over

Definition: take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities

Usage: When will the new President assume office?

Main entry: tackle, take on, undertake

Definition: accept as a challenge

Usage: I'll tackle this difficult task

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