1. take up turn one's interest to
  2. take-up the action of taking up as by tightening or absorption or reeling in
  3. take a hop spring back; spring away from an impact
  4. teacup a cup from which tea is drunk
  5. taken up having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something
  6. tog up put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
  7. touch up alter so as to produce a more desirable appearance
  8. take a bow acknowledge applause by inclining the head, as of an artist after a performance
  9. make up form or compose
  10. make-up the way in which someone or something is composed
  11. makeup the way in which someone or something is composed
  12. wake up stop sleeping
  13. takeout prepared food that is intended to be eaten off of the premises
  14. deck up put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
  15. dig up find by digging in the ground
  16. rake up bring to light
  17. take out cause to leave
  18. take get into one's hands
  19. shake up shock physically
  20. shake-up the imposition of a new organization; organizing differently