take over


  • a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
  • a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation
  • seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession;
  • take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities;
  • free someone temporarily from his or her obligations
  • take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person;
  • take over ownership of; of corporations and companies
  • do over;
  • take up and practice as one's own
  • take up, as of debts or payments;