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2 definitions found
 for take after
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  take after
      v 1: be similar to a relative; "She takes after her father!"
      2: imitate in behavior; take as a model; "Teenagers follow their
         friends in everything" [syn: take after, follow]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  44 Moby Thesaurus words for "take after":
     ape, appear like, approach, approximate, be like, be redolent of,
     bear resemblance, bring to mind, call to mind, call up, come close,
     come near, compare with, copy, copy after, correspond, counterfeit,
     emulate, evoke, favor, follow, follow like sheep, follow suit,
     imitate, look like, match, mimic, mirror, model after, near,
     nearly reproduce, not tell apart, parallel, partake of,
     pattern after, remind one of, resemble, savor of, seem like,
     simulate, smack of, sound like, stack up with, suggest

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