Synonyms for take on

Synonyms for (verb) take on

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: have, take, accept

Definition: receive willingly something given or offered

Usage: The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter; I won't have this dog in my house!; Please accept my present


Synonyms: assume, adopt, take on, take over

Definition: take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities

Usage: When will the new President assume office?

Similar words: take office

Definition: assume an office, duty, or title

Usage: When will the new President take office?


Synonyms: tackle, take on, undertake

Definition: accept as a challenge

Usage: I'll tackle this difficult task

Similar words: face, face up, confront

Definition: deal with (something unpleasant) head on

Usage: You must confront your problems; He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes