Detailed Translations for take up from English to French

take up:

to take up verb (takes up, took up, taking up)

  1. to take up (absorb; take in; pick up)
    ingérer; avaler; absorber
    • ingérer verb
    • avaler verb (avale, avales, avalons, avalez, )
    • absorber verb (absorbe, absorbes, absorbons, absorbez, )
  2. to take up (interpret; understand)
    interpréter; entendre
    • interpréter verb (interprète, interprètes, interprétons, interprétez, )
    • entendre verb (entends, entend, entendons, entendez, )
  3. to take up (absorb; take in; sip up; lap up)
    incorporer; prendre; assimiler; absorber; finir en faisant du bruit; ingurgiter; aspirer; s'imprégner
    • incorporer verb (incorpore, incorpores, incorporons, incorporez, )
    • prendre verb (prends, prend, prenons, prenez, )
    • assimiler verb (assimile, assimiles, assimilons, assimilez, )
    • absorber verb (absorbe, absorbes, absorbons, absorbez, )
    • ingurgiter verb (ingurgite, ingurgites, ingurgitons, ingurgitez, )
    • aspirer verb (aspire, aspires, aspirons, aspirez, )
  4. to take up (pick up; take in; absorb)
    – take up as if with a sponge 1
    incorporer; annexer
    • incorporer verb (incorpore, incorpores, incorporons, incorporez, )
    • annexer verb (annexe, annexes, annexons, annexez, )
  5. to take up (erect; pull up)

Conjugations for take up:

  1. take up
  2. take up
  3. takes up
  4. take up
  5. take up
  6. take up
simple past
  1. took up
  2. took up
  3. took up
  4. took up
  5. took up
  6. took up
present perfect
  1. have taken up
  2. have taken up
  3. has taken up
  4. have taken up
  5. have taken up
  6. have taken up
past continuous
  1. was taking up
  2. were taking up
  3. was taking up
  4. were taking up
  5. were taking up
  6. were taking up
  1. shall take up
  2. will take up
  3. will take up
  4. shall take up
  5. will take up
  6. will take up
continuous present
  1. am taking up
  2. are taking up
  3. is taking up
  4. are taking up
  5. are taking up
  6. are taking up
  1. be taken up
  2. be taken up
  3. be taken up
  4. be taken up
  5. be taken up
  6. be taken up
  1. take up!
  2. let's take up!
  3. taken up
  4. taking up
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for take up:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
absorber absorb; lap up; pick up; sip up; take in; take up absorb; gulp; gulp down; imbibe; suck; suck in; swallow; take in
annexer absorb; pick up; take in; take up add; annex; count up; enlist; enrol; enroll; fill up; incorporate; replenish; take over; to make complete; total
aspirer absorb; lap up; sip up; take in; take up absorb; aim at; collect; drain away; have one's heart set on; hope; inhale; languish; long for; make for; mean; pick something up; pine; sniff; sniff up; snort; strive; suck; suck up; to want something very badly; yearn
assimiler absorb; lap up; sip up; take in; take up adapt; allign; assimilate; collate; make even; pay; pay on account; settle
avaler absorb; pick up; take in; take up booze; devour; digest; drink; drink excessively; drink heavily; gulp; gulp down; have on; have too much to drink; nibble; nybble; pickle; polish off; put away; put up with; salt; souse; stomach; submit to; swallow; swallow up; take in
conduire en haut erect; pull up; take up drive along; drive up; lead up; lead upwards; ride up
entendre interpret; take up; understand aim at; be on to; capture; catch; contain; get to know; grab; grasp; grip; hear; hear out; hold; learn; listen; listen to; mean; realise; realize; rumble to; see through; seize; trap; understand
finir en faisant du bruit absorb; lap up; sip up; take in; take up lap up
incorporer absorb; lap up; pick up; sip up; take in; take up add; build in; count up; embed; fill up; incorporate; initiate; introduce; put in; replenish; to make complete; total
ingurgiter absorb; lap up; sip up; take in; take up
ingérer absorb; pick up; take in; take up
interpréter interpret; take up; understand act; act a part; cover; define; depict; describe; explain; expound; express; express oneself; give expression to; impersonate; interpret; perform; personify; play the role of; play-act; portray; recount; render; report; represent; reproduce; reveal oneself; say; speak; talk; tell; transcribe; translate; utter; ventilate
prendre absorb; lap up; sip up; take in; take up accept; accept a gift; annex; apprehend; arrest; bear a grudge; bear malice; begin; blame; blame someone of; cadge; captivate; capture; catch; caught; chain; choose; clamp; clasp; clutch; collar; collect; come round for; commence; conquer; deprive; detain; discredit; dive in; drag; employ; enchain; enchant; enthral; enthrall; expropriate; fall to; fascinate; fetch; filch; gather; get hold of; get hold of something; get one's hands on; get something; glean; go thieving; grab; grasp; grip; handle; harbour a grudge; hold; imprison; intrigue; lay one's hands on; make inaccessible; make off with; make use of; nick; obtain; occupy; overcome by; pick; pick out; pick up; pilfer; pinch; practice; practise; prefer; purloin; rancor; rancour; reach; rebuke; receive; receive for one's portion; recruit; reprimand; reproach; rob; root; rout; rummage about; scratch; secure; seize; seize upon; select; serve oneself; set in motion; set up; shackle; single out; slave away; slog away; snatch; snatch away; snitch; snout; sort out; start; start to; steal; stick; strike up; swipe; take; take along; take away; take hold of; take off; take on; take possession of; take upon oneself; toil and moil; trap; undertake; use; utilise; utilize; yearn
s'imprégner absorb; lap up; sip up; take in; take up
- absorb; adopt; assume; borrow; draw; fasten on; hook on; imbibe; latch on; lift out; resume; scoop; scoop out; scoop up; seize on; soak up; sop up; sorb; start; strike; suck; suck in; suck up; take; take in; take over
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- come into possession; enter upon; enter upon the duties of; take; transport

Synonyms for "take up":

Related Definitions for "take up":

  1. pursue or resume1
    • take up a matter for consideration1
  2. return to a previous location or condition1
  3. adopt1
    • take up new ideas1
  4. take up as if with a sponge1
  5. take out or up with or as if with a scoop1
  6. take in, also metaphorically1
  7. take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption1
  8. accept1
  9. occupy or take on1
  10. take up and practice as one's own1
  11. begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job1
  12. turn one's interest to1
  13. take up time or space1
    • take up the slack1

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