What are some opposite words for take over?

Antonyms for take over

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assume, usurp, seize, take over, arrogate(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    usurp, attach, sequester, capture, simulate, acquire, absorb, impound, don, put on, take, take for granted, lay claim, adopt, strike, borrow, get hold of, assume, prehend, relieve, assign, repeat, claim, presume, arrogate, confiscate, get into, sham, seize, clutch, grab, buy up, appropriate, accept, take on, feign, wear, conquer, buy out, take up, bear

  2. assume, adopt, take on, take over(verb)

    take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities

    "When will the new President assume office?"

    Synonyms:
    usurp, take in, embrace, absorb, buy up, espouse, simulate, acquire, undertake, don, put on, sweep up, take, take for granted, adopt, strike, borrow, meet, assume, admit, relieve, play, encounter, repeat, presume, arrogate, get into, sham, follow, seize, dramatise, tackle, accept, take on, feign, wear, dramatize, buy out, take up, bear

  3. take over, relieve(verb)

    free someone temporarily from his or her obligations

    Synonyms:
    repeat, adopt, buy up, arrogate, relieve, accept, unbosom, assuage, take on, excuse, still, palliate, free, assume, ease, absorb, allay, let off, remedy, take up, usurp, alleviate, salve, exempt, salvage, seize, buy out, borrow, bear, lighten, save

  4. bear, take over, accept, assume(verb)

    take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person

    "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility"

    Synonyms:
    usurp, digest, swallow, abide, buy up, comport, tolerate, bear, don, have a bun in the oven, support, acquire, live with, behave, simulate, put on, endure, put up, take, stick out, adopt, expect, borrow, take for granted, deport, assume, pay, relieve, presume, repeat, go for, buy out, carry, get into, sham, stomach, birth, hold, seize, have, deliver, acquit, brook, yield, turn out, conduct, suffer, contain, stand, accept, gestate, take on, feign, wear, strike, admit, absorb, take up, give birth, consent, arrogate

  5. take over, buy out, buy up(verb)

    take over ownership of; of corporations and companies

    Synonyms:
    seize, relieve, buy out, usurp, take up, absorb, buy up, adopt, repeat, take on, assume, borrow, bear, accept, arrogate

  6. repeat, take over(verb)

    do over

    "They would like to take it over again"

    Synonyms:
    repeat, reiterate, adopt, duplicate, arrogate, relieve, accept, absorb, recapitulate, buy up, reprize, assume, restate, recur, bear, take on, echo, take up, ingeminate, usurp, reprise, retell, replicate, seize, buy out, borrow, iterate, reduplicate, double

  7. adopt, borrow, take over, take up(verb)

    take up and practice as one's own

    Synonyms:
    usurp, take in, suck up, seize on, resume, buy up, espouse, acquire, hook on, imbibe, suck in, lift out, sweep up, take, sorb, adopt, strike, borrow, assume, relieve, scoop up, repeat, scoop, buy out, embrace, fasten on, arrogate, soak up, sop up, suck, follow, seize, start, dramatise, latch on, draw, accept, take on, absorb, dramatize, take up, scoop out, bear

  8. absorb, take over(verb)

    take up, as of debts or payments

    "absorb the costs for something"

    Synonyms:
    engulf, adopt, occupy, arrogate, relieve, sop up, accept, assimilate, engross, take on, buy up, draw, assume, bear, borrow, engage, take in, immerse, ingest, usurp, repeat, plunge, soak up, imbibe, steep, buy out, take up, suck up, seize, absorb, suck

How to use take over in a sentence?

  1. Sherrod Brown:

    They're motivated by one thing : surely their own bottom line, allowing Big Tech companies to take over the payment system or position themselves to influence monetary policy would be a huge mistake.

  2. Chanin Viboonrungruang:

    Just think that all of these people are trying really hard to help us, we have to stay strong. ... They didn't let fear take over. They stay hopeful because we are in it together from the first day to the last day.

  3. Ted Cruz:

    ( Bashar al -) Assad is a bad man. Gadhafi was a bad man. Hosni Mubarak had a terrible human rights record. But they were assisting us -- at least Gadhafi and Hosni Mubarak -- in fighting radical Islamic terrorists, if we topple Assad, the result will be ISIS will take over Syria, and it will worsen U.S. national security interests.

  4. Wavel Ramkalawan:

    The Arabs come in and basically they want to take over, when you look at it at face value it appears to be good investment...when you balance things out to see what he got from us and what he brought in. If he would have been made to pay the necessary taxes we probably would have earned more.

  5. Chun Yung-woo:

    It would be reasonable for the foreign ministry that has professional expertise and experiences to take over nuclear talks, the summit's joint statement simply heralded the start of working-level negotiations, where all key, complex issues will be discussed, including the timeline of the North's dismantlement, its verification and corresponding U.S. action.

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How to say take over in sign language?

  1. takeover

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