Definitions for take over
assume, usurp, seize, take over, arrogate(verb)
seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession
"He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town"; "he usurped my rights"; "She seized control of the throne after her husband died"
assume, adopt, take on, take over(verb)
take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
"When will the new President assume office?"
take over, relieve(verb)
free someone temporarily from his or her obligations
bear, take over, accept, assume(verb)
take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person
"I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility"
take over, buy out, buy up(verb)
take over ownership of; of corporations and companies
repeat, take over(verb)
"They would like to take it over again"
adopt, borrow, take over, take up(verb)
take up and practice as one's own
absorb, take over(verb)
take up, as of debts or payments
"absorb the costs for something"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to continue a job that sb else has started
The new president takes over in September.
to get control of a government, country, company, etc.
the year after the Communists took over
to assume control of something, especially by force; to usurp
to adopt a further responsibility or duty
to relieve someone temporarily
to buy out the ownership of a business
to appropriate something without permission
to annex a territory by conquest or invasion
To become more successful than someone or something else.
Translations for take over
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to take control (of)
He has taken the business over (noun; ˈtake-over ).
- يَتَوَلّى، يُسَيْطِر علىArabic
- tomar o controlePortuguese (BR)
- převzít vedeníCzech
- αναλαμβάνω τον έλεγχο, ανάληψη ελέγχουGreek
- tomar las riendas, hacerse con el poder; entrar en funcionesSpanish
- üle võtmaEstonian
- تصدی چیزی را قبول کردنFarsi
- ottaa haltuunsaFinnish
- reprendre; (n.) rachatFrench
- नियंत्रण में लेनाHindi
- preuzeti (kontrolu, posao)Croatian
- mengambil alihIndonesian
- taka við stjórnIcelandic
- (prendere il comando)Italian
- pārņemt vadībuLatvian
- mengambil alihMalay
- overta, tiltreNorwegian
- tomar o controlePortuguese
- a preluaRomanian
- принимать руководство; овладениеRussian
- prevziať vedenieSlovak
- prevzeti; prevzemSlovenian
- taöver, övertaSwedish
- yönetimi ele geçirmekTurkish
- 接管Chinese (Trad.)
- کنٹرول ميں لينا، ذمہ ميں ليناUrdu
- 接管Chinese (Simp.)
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