Take up - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Take up.

3 letter answer(s) to take up

HEM
  1. 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"
  2. 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.
  3. utter `hem' or `ahem'
  4. fold over and sew together to provide with a hem; "hem my skirt"

6 letter answer(s) to take up

OCCUPY
  1. require (time or space); "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time"
  2. 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"
  3. keep busy with; "She busies herself with her butterfly collection"
  4. live (in a certain place); "She resides in Princeton"; "he occupies two rooms on the top floor"
  5. occupy the whole of; "The liquid fills the container"
  6. be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift"
  7. consume all of one's attention or time; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"
  8. 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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