That which takes up or tightens; specifically, a device in a sewing machine for drawing up the slack thread as the needle rises, in completing a stitch. (noun)
To pick up. (verb)
To begin doing (an activity) on a regular basis. (verb)
To address (an issue). (verb)
To occupy; to consume (space or time). (verb)
To shorten by hemming. (verb)
To accept (a proposal, offer, request, etc.) from. (verb)
to resume (verb)
To implement, to employ, to put into use. (verb)
Examples of word take up
Incremental negatives now: 1) a dramatic ramp-up in International expansion spend for 2012 without sufficient evidence of strong Latin American takeup - Q4 guidance implies a sequential decline in International Net Sub Adds; and 2) a significant decline in U.S. Hybrid Streaming/DVD) Subs post the 9/15 negative pre-release.
Mr. Millar added the airline will have a better idea of takeup during the summer period when he expects more people to book reserved seats on longer flights and when more families fly.
"This takeup was really surprising," she said, calling it a worrisome development.
Raise the speed and beat until smooth; this may takeup toten minutes.
For the over-threes there is highly subsidised and readily available childcare, with an 86% takeup.