Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Take up.
3 letter answer(s) to take up
the edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down; "the hem of her dress was stained"; "let down the hem"; "he stitched weights into the curtain's hem"; "it seeped along the hem of his jacket"
the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.
utter `hem' or `ahem'
fold over and sew together to provide with a hem; "hem my skirt"
6 letter answer(s) to take up
require (time or space); "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time"
assume, as of positions or roles; "She took the job as director of development"; "he occupies the position of manager"; "the young prince will soon occupy the throne"
keep busy with; "She busies herself with her butterfly collection"
live (in a certain place); "She resides in Princeton"; "he occupies two rooms on the top floor"
occupy the whole of; "The liquid fills the container"
be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift"
consume all of one's attention or time; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"
march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation; "Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939"
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