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take over

 
Noun take over has 2 senses
  1. coup d'etat, coup, putsch, takeover - a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
    --1 is a kind of group action
    --1 has particulars: countercoup; Russian Revolution, October Revolution
    Derived form: verb take over1
  2. takeover - a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation
    --2 is a kind of buyout
    --2 has particulars: hostile takeover; friendly takeover
    Derived form: verb take over5
Verb take over has 8 senses
  1. assume, usurp, seize, take over, arrogate - seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession; "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"
    --1 is one way to take
    Derived form: noun takeover1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. assume, adopt, take on, take over - take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities; "When will the new President assume office?"
    --2 is one way to take office
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. take over, relieve - free someone temporarily from his or her obligations
    --3 is one way to free, discharge
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    => Somebody ----s
  4. bear, take over, accept, assume - take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person; "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility"
    --4 is one way to take
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. take over, buy out, buy up - take over ownership of; of corporations and companies
    --5 is one way to buy, purchase
    Derived form: noun takeover2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  6. repeat, take over - do over; "They would like to take it over again"
    --6 is one way to act, move
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. adopt, borrow, take over, take up - take up and practice as one's own
    --7 is one way to accept, take, have
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
  8. absorb, take over - take up, as of debts or payments; "absorb the costs for something"
    --8 is one way to fund
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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