take upon oneself


take upon oneself
take upon oneself
1. To assume
2. To presume
3. To take responsibility for
4. To undertake
5. To feign, make believe (Shakespeare)
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Main Entry:take

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • take upon oneself — index endeavor, pledge (promise the performance of), promise (vow), undertake Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • take upon oneself — See: TAKE ON ONESELF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take upon oneself — See: TAKE ON ONESELF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take\ upon\ oneself — • take (up)on oneself v. phr. 1. To accept as a duty or responsibility. He took it on himself to see that the packages were delivered. 2. To assume wrongfully or without permission as a right or privilege. You should not have taken it upon… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take upon oneself — accept a responsibility …   English contemporary dictionary

  • take upon oneself — idi to assume as a responsibility or obligation …   From formal English to slang

  • take on oneself — or[take upon oneself] {v. phr.} 1. To accept as a duty or responsibility. * /He took it on himself to see that the packages were delivered./ 2. To assume wrongfully or without permission as a right or privilege. * /You should not have taken it… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take on oneself — or[take upon oneself] {v. phr.} 1. To accept as a duty or responsibility. * /He took it on himself to see that the packages were delivered./ 2. To assume wrongfully or without permission as a right or privilege. * /You should not have taken it… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take\ on\ oneself — • take (up)on oneself v. phr. 1. To accept as a duty or responsibility. He took it on himself to see that the packages were delivered. 2. To assume wrongfully or without permission as a right or privilege. You should not have taken it upon… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • upon oneself — See: TAKE ON ONESELF also TAKE UPON ONESELF …   Dictionary of American idioms


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