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1. uptake

noun. ['ˈʌpˌteɪk'] the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating).

Synonyms

  • activity
  • swallow
  • bodily function
  • drinking
  • feeding
  • consumption
  • bodily process
  • eating
  • imbibition
  • ingestion
  • body process
  • deglutition
  • intake
  • drink
  • suction
  • sucking
  • suck

Antonyms

  • discontinuance
  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • activation

Etymology

  • uptaken (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Uptake

  • beefsteak
  • heartache
  • homestake
  • intake
  • outtake
  • outtake
  • overtake
  • sweepstake
  • undertake

Sentences with uptake


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is the best temperature for water uptake for cut flowers, including single roses.

2. re-uptake

noun. a process of using up or consuming again.

Synonyms

  • uptake

3. uptake

noun. ['ˈʌpˌteɪk'] a process of taking up or using up or consuming.

Synonyms

  • reuptake
  • re-uptake

Antonyms

  • source
  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis

Etymology

  • uptaken (Middle English (1100-1500))
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