Definitions for take over
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word 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"
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.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I am leaving it as I found it. Take over. It's yours.
It's hard to take over the world when you sleep 20 hours a day.
As a smaller company, you're always going to be a take-over target.
It's better to take over and build upon an existing business than to start a new one.
I don't think it's right to take over a public building, i'm kind of mixed about that.
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