take on

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To acquire, bring in, or introduce.
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The ship took on cargo in Norfolk yesterday.

Submitted on September 01, 2012

Additional definitions for 'take on':

take onTo begin to have or exhibit.
take onTo assume responsibility for.
take onTo attempt to fight or compete.
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