Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) assume, acquire, adopt, take on, take (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"
- S: (v) assume, adopt, take on, take over (take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities) "When will the new President assume office?"
- S: (v) undertake, tackle, take on (accept as a challenge) "I'll tackle this difficult task"
- S: (v) accept, admit, take, take on (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"
- S: (v) meet, encounter, play, take on (contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle) "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary"