take over

  1. Seize and take control without authority and possibly with force;
    Take as one's right or possession (synset 202279327)
    "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"
  2. Take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities (synset 202386868)
    "When will the new President assume office?"
  3. Free someone temporarily from his or her obligations (synset 202417305)
  4. Take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person (synset 202306786)
    "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility"
  5. Take over ownership of;
    Of corporations and companies (synset 202279144)
  6. Do over (synset 202601659)
    "They would like to take it over again"
  7. Take up and practice as one's own (synset 202351720)
  8. Take up, as of debts or payments (synset 202221342)
    "absorb the costs for something"

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