Definitions for take over

Definitions for (verb) take over

Main entry: absorb, take over

Definition: take up, as of debts or payments

Usage: absorb the costs for something

Main entry: take over, buy out, buy up

Definition: take over ownership of; of corporations and companies

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: take over, take up, borrow, adopt

Definition: take up and practice as one's own

Main entry: assume, adopt, take on, take over

Definition: take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities

Usage: When will the new President assume office?

Main entry: relieve, take over

Definition: free someone temporarily from his or her obligations

Main entry: take over, repeat

Definition: do over

Usage: They would like to take it over again

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