View definitions for took over

took over

verb as in inherit

verb as in assume

verb as in spell

verb as in cover

verb as in expropriate


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Sting took over the lead role to try to draw an audience, but his thumpingly inspirational score was already the hero of the show.

She was administering CPR when an FDNY ambulance arrived and those paramedics took over.

Are future historians going to look back on the past weekend as the one in which Elizabeth Warren took over the Democratic Party?

Vital Voices in 2013 took over funds from the Women In The World foundation which originated at The Daily Beast.

The GOP also enhanced its hold on the statehouse, which the party took over two years ago.

After receiving Holy Orders he returned to his native village and took over the care of its souls.

Again I registered, and finding it tenantless, took over again my old room.

"I'm glad you took over the government of the island," the other laughed.

Simon took over now, and so far as Weaver could judge, he did well.

On the 29th November we took over there, a most complicated arrangement which only evolved itself clearly during the next week.

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On this page you'll find 1327 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to take over, such as: accept, approve, embrace, endorse, follow, and maintain.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.