What does taking over mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. succession, taking over(noun)

    acquisition of property by descent or by will


  1. Taking Over

    Taking Over is the second studio album by thrash metal band Overkill, released in March 1987 through Atlantic Records and Megaforce Records. It was the last Overkill album to feature drummer Rat Skates, who would leave the band later that year and be replaced with Sid Falck. It was also the first to be released through Atlantic Records as well as the first to enter the Billboard 200 chart, reaching #191 and remaining charted for a week. "In Union We Stand" was the song chosen to be Overkill's first music video. It, along with "Wrecking Crew", have been played at almost every Overkill show to date, with the latter being considered one of the band's signature songs. A tour of Europe followed the album's release, opening for power metal band Helloween. As of 2006, Taking Over had sold almost 40,000 copies in the U.S. since the beginning of the SoundScan era.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of taking over in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of taking over in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Paul Hames:

    People Like Us Taking Over

  2. Marzuki Darusman:

    They said that other people will take over, and the hardliners will be taking over, they wouldn't have to mention that to us, but I don't know. I'm taking it at face value.

  3. Tessa Lau:

    We think of it as our robots taking over tasks but not taking over jobs, if you think of a task as walking down a hall and waiting for an elevator, Relay’s really good at that.

  4. Vance Havner:

    Civilization today reminds me of an ape with a blowtorch playing in a room full of dynamite. It looks like the monkeys are about to operate the zoo, and the inmates are taking over the asylum.

  5. Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone:

    We had declared ourselves willing to step in for Nuerburgring, something we were contractually not obliged to do, there were talks with third parties over taking over the risk but they were not successful.

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