Definition of “take on something” - English Dictionary


“take on something” in American English

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take on something

phrasal verb with take us /teɪk/ verb [ T ] past tense took /tʊk/

to begin to have, use, or do something:

A chameleon takes on the color of its surroundings.
Her voice took on a troubled tone.

(Definition of “take on something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)