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Synonyms for take over

Synonyms for (verb) take over

Synonyms: absorb, take over Definition: take up, as of debts or payments Usage: absorb the costs for something

Similar words: fund Definition: furnish money for Usage: The government funds basic research in many areas

Synonyms: take over, buy out, buy up Definition: take over ownership of; of corporations and companies

Similar words: purchase, buy Definition: obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction Usage: The family purchased a new car; The conglomerate acquired a new company; She buys for the big department store

Synonyms: take over, seize, usurp, assume, arrogate Definition: seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession Usage: 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

Similar words: take Definition: take by force Usage: Hitler took the Baltic Republics; The army took the fort on the hill

Synonyms: bear, accept, assume, take over Definition: take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person Usage: I'll accept the charges; She agreed to bear the responsibility

Similar words: take Definition: take into one's possession Usage: We are taking an orphan from Romania; I'll take three salmon steaks

Synonyms: take over, take up, borrow, adopt Definition: take up and practice as one's own

Similar words: have, take, accept Definition: receive willingly something given or offered Usage: The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter; I won't have this dog in my house!; Please accept my present

Synonyms: assume, adopt, take on, take over Definition: take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities Usage: When will the new President assume office?

Similar words: take office Definition: assume an office, duty, or title Usage: When will the new President take office?

Synonyms: relieve, take over Definition: free someone temporarily from his or her obligations

Similar words: discharge, free Definition: free from obligations or duties

Synonyms: take over, repeat Definition: do over Usage: They would like to take it over again

Similar words: move, act Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel