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Synonyms for take over

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  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 pronounce take over?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
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Veena
Indian

How to say take over in sign language?

  1. takeover

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How to use take over in a sentence?

  1. Tom Zegan:

    There are two ways to take over a country. Externally by force or Internally by fiscal collapse.

  2. Phyllis McGinley:

    Sometimes I have a notion that what might improve the situation is to have women take over the occupations of government and trade and to give men their freedom. Let them do what they are best at. While we scrawl interoffice memos and direct national or extranational affairs, men could spend all their time inventing wheels, peering at stars, composing poems, carving statues, exploring continents -- discovering, reforming, or crying out in a sacramental wilderness. Efficiency would probably increase, and no one would have to worry so much about the Gaza Strip or an election.

  3. Jim Corridore:

    He's got the chops to take over a company of this size.

  4. Lindsey Graham:

    To President Trump, do not let them take over the Strait of Hormuz, keep the pressure on and if they continue to do this, sink their navy like Ronald Reagan did back in the 80s.

  5. Tom Saxlund:

    A lot of people are regretful they weren't fitter... but busy lives take over.


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