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Overview of noun take_over

The noun takeover has 2 senses

  • coup d'etat, coup, putsch, takeover -- (a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force)

  • takeover -- (a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation)

Overview of verb take_over

The verb take over has 8 senses

  • 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")

  • assume, adopt, take on, take over -- (take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities; "When will the new President assume office?")

  • take over, relieve -- (free someone temporarily from his or her obligations)

  • 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")

  • take over, buy out, buy up -- (take over ownership of; of corporations and companies)

  • repeat, take over -- (do over; "They would like to take it over again")

  • adopt, borrow, take over, take up -- (take up and practice as one's own)

  • absorb, take over -- (take up, as of debts or payments; "absorb the costs for something")