take over

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take over

verb

Definition of TAKE OVER

transitive verb
:  to assume control or possession of or responsibility for <military leaders took over the government>
intransitive verb
1
:  to assume control or possession
2
:  to become dominant

Examples of TAKE OVER

  1. <I'll take over for her until she gets back from her morning break.>
  2. <took over the responsibility of caring for the animals>

First Known Use of TAKE OVER

1884

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