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take on

verb

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1 to enter into contest or conflict with
  • will take on his chief opponent in the next political debate

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2 to provide with a paying job
  • decided to take her on as store manager

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3 to take for one's own use (something originated by another)
  • recently arrived immigrants who are eager to take on the language and culture of their adopted homeland

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The first known use of take on was in 1567

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“Take on.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/take%20on. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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