Synonyms and Antonyms of take on
to enter into contest or conflict with
- The mayor will take on his chief opponent in the next political debate.
to provide with a paying job
- I decided to take her on as store manager.
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
appropriate, arrogate, take over, usurp
absorb, assimilate, incorporate, quote
cherish, prize, treasure
cultivate, follow, heed, honor
bring up, foster, nurture, raise, rear
affect, assume, copy, imitate, pretend, put on, simulate
abandon, forsake, give up, relinquish, surrender
reject, renounce, repudiate, spurn
discard, jettison, junk, throw away, throw out