Definitions for takeoverˈteɪkˌoʊ vər

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word takeover

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coup d'etat, coup, putsch, takeover(noun)

    a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force

  2. takeover(noun)

    a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation


  1. takeover(Noun)

    The purchase of one company by another; a merger without the formation of a new company


  1. Takeover

    In business, a takeover is the purchase of one company by another. In the UK, the term refers to the acquisition of a public company whose shares are listed on a stock exchange, in contrast to the acquisition of a private company.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'takeover' in Nouns Frequency: #2361

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chief Executive Hariolf Kottmann:

    We would shrink considerably and become a takeover target.

  2. Andrzej Zoll:

    It reminds me of the Communist takeover of the country in the 1940’s.

  3. Alexander Garfner:

    If we look at the law, then there is no basis for this it's simply a takeover.

  4. Milorad Dodik:

    The Serb Republic cannot accept any further takeover of its authorities by the state under the guise of reform.

  5. Barbara Barrigan-Parilla:

    The potential takeover of land and water rights ... is akin to what happened to landowners in the Owens Valley.

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