DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

2 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 take on

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 take on
      v 1: take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect; "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" [syn: assume, acquire, adopt, take]
      2: take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities; "When
         will the new President assume office?" [syn: assume, adopt,
          take over]
      3: accept as a challenge; "I'll tackle this difficult task"
         [syn: undertake, tackle]
      4: admit into a group or community; "accept students for
         graduate study"; "We'll have to vote on whether or not to
         admit a new member" [syn: accept, admit, take]
      5: contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle;
         "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to
         play Mary" [syn: meet, encounter, play]