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verb to take on
  1. To acquire, bring in, or introduce.
The ship took on cargo in Norfolk yesterday.
  1. (idiom) To begin to have or exhibit.
In the dark, the teddy bear took on the appearance of a fearsome monster.
  1. (idiom) To assume responsibilty for.
I'll the project if no one else will.
  1. (idiom) To attempt to fight or compete.
I don't recommend taking on that bully, since he's bigger than you are.

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