Word Focus

focusing on words and literature

Definitions and Synonyms of uptake | Another word for uptake | What is uptake?

Definition 1: the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for uptake in the sense of this definition

(uptake is a kind of ...) an organic process that takes place in the body

"respiratory activity"

(... is a kind of uptake ) the act of consuming food

(... is a kind of uptake ) the act of swallowing

"one swallow of the liquid was enough" "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"

(... is a kind of uptake ) the act of sucking

(... is a kind of uptake ) the act of consuming liquids

Definition 2: a process of taking up or using up or consuming - [noun denoting process]

Samples where uptake or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they developed paper napkins with a greater uptake of liquids

(uptake is a kind of ...) a process in which human beings are involved

(... is a kind of uptake ) a process of using up or consuming again

"psychopharmacologists discovered that amine reuptake is a process that inactivates monoamine neurotransmitters"

More words

Another word for upsurge

Another word for upstroke

Another word for upstream

Another word for upstate

Another word for upstart

Another word for upthrow

Another word for upthrust

Another word for uptick

Another word for uptight

Another word for uptime

Other word for uptime

uptime meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce uptime