Synonyms and Antonyms of take over
1 to serve as a replacement usually for a time only I'll take over for her until she gets back from her morning break Synonyms of take over fill in, pinch-hit, stand in, step in, sub, substitute, coverWords Related to take over understudy; relieve, spell; double (as)
2 to take to or upon oneself took over the responsibility of caring for the animals Synonyms of take over accept, bear, shoulder, assume, undertakeWords Related to take over adopt, embrace, take up; advocate, back, champion, endorse (also indorse), espouse, stand by, support, uphold; accede, acquiesce, agree, assent, consent; reaccept, reassumeNear Antonyms of take over abjure, recant, renounce, retract, take back, unsay, withdraw; decline, refuse, reject, spurn, turn down; abstain (from), forbear, refrain (from); avoid, bypass, detour; abandon, abnegate, forsake, give up, relinquish, spurn, surrender; back down, back off, backtrackAntonyms of take over disavow, disclaim, disown, repudiate
3 to take or make use of under a guise of authority but without actual right students protesting the war took over the college's radio station Synonyms of take over arrogate, commandeer, convert, expropriate, pirate, preempt, press, seize, appropriate, usurpWords Related to take over annex, attach, claim, confiscate, impound, repossess, sequester; assume, collar, grab, grasp, snatch, steal, wrench, wrest; despoil, loot, pillage; encroach, infringe, invade, occupy, preoccupy, trespass; embezzle, misapply, misappropriate, misuse, peculate
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