Synonyms for taking over

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For centuries they have been taking over every vital function of our life.

Everyone else was out of the building, and the robots were taking over.

I have some grub in it that I was taking over to your Camp No. 2.

The story of the taking over of the earth into possession has been but a story of travel.

After taking over the line the battalion will stand fast aaa.

The whole could be had by taking over the stock and machinery at a valuation.

Guns, with which to forward their cause of taking over all North Africa.

Competition is not necessarily to be eliminated in the taking over of these industries.

Are—are you figuring on taking over the planet single-handed?

How about releasing the prisoners, taking over a ship, and blasting off?

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, "that which is taken in payment," from take (v.). Sense of "money taken in" by a single performance, etc., is from 1931. Movie-making sense is recorded from 1927. Criminal sense of "money acquired by theft" is from 1888. The verb sense of "to cheat, defraud" is from 1920. On the take "amenable to bribery" is from 1930.

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