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take up
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  • return to a previous location or condition
    • The painting resumed its old condition when we restored it
  • take up as if with a sponge
  • take in, also metaphorically
    • The sponge absorbs water well
    • She drew strength from the minister's words
  • accept
    • The cloth takes up the liquid
  • take out or up with or as if with a scoop
    • scoop the sugar out of the container
  • take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption
  • occupy or take on
    • He assumes the lotus position
    • She took her seat on the stage
    • We took our seats in the orchestra
    • She took up her position behind the tree
    • strike a pose
  • take up and practice as one's own
  • begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job
    • Take up a position
    • start a new job
  • take up time or space
    • take up the slack
  • turn one's interest to
    • He took up herpetology at the age of fifty
  • adopt
    • take up new ideas
  • pursue or resume
    • take up a matter for consideration
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