Synonyms for took up
- pick up
- become involved in
- carry on
- engage in
- follow through
- get off
- go on
- kick off
- set to
- take on
- tee off
Antonyms for took up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TOOK UP
He came up to her, more gently now, and took up her hand to kiss it.
She took up a little package she had brought with her and went out to meet him.
Banstead lingered by the threshold and took up an illustrated paper.
Viviette, with a gay laugh, took up her position on the spot to which he pointed.
He went to the desk where the telephone was, and took up the receiver.
He cleared the room, and took up his vigil outside the door.
And then, with death in her eyes, she took up her position beside her mother.
He could do no more—yes, he took up a brush and added the title: "The Last Stand."
She took up her usual routine of daily work, and did not appear to suffer.
He stooped, thinking he had caught it, but took up only a handful of soapy foam.