1 take over Rate this phrase:(4.15 / 7 votes)
To annex a territory by conquest or invasion.

Ancient Rome took over lands throughout the known world.

2 take over Rate this phrase:(4.00 / 4 votes)
To assume control of something, especially by force; to usurp.
3 take over Rate this phrase:(4.00 / 2 votes)
To relieve someone temporarily.

If you will take over driving, I'd like to get some sleep.

4 take over Rate this phrase:(4.00 / 2 votes)
To buy out the ownership of a business.

Acme Motors is to take over Jetcar Industries this week, if all goes as planned.

5 take over Rate this phrase:(4.00 / 2 votes)
To appropriate something without permission.
6 take over Rate this phrase:(2.33 / 3 votes)
To adopt a further responsibility or duty.

He will take over the job permanently when the accountant retires.

7 take over Rate this phrase:(0.00 / 0 votes)
To become more successful than someone or something else.

Tiger Woods has taken over as the top golfer.


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