antreten (zu)

Meanings

1.
to step up (for)
(In context of getting ready to be given a task. Usually used in context of military or some hirarchical group.)
2.
to take up, to start
(Either for starting a shift at work or starting a new work position entirely)
3.
to run
(in context of elections)
Opposite (closest): abtreten
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