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To take possession of
“A few vagrants would take over our property while we were away.”
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To take control of
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“He would take over ownership of the business following the retirement of his father.”
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To serve as a (temporary) replacement for
“I will take over until such time as you are feeling better again.”
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To annex territory through conquest or invasion
“Ancient civilizations were known to conduct expeditions to take over foreign lands.”
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To become more successful (than someone or something else)
“He was determined to take over his predecessor as the company's top salesman.”
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To bring or transport toward somebody or somewhere
“We need to take the car over to the garage to get it repaired.”
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Make public
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(of a meeting or seminar) To direct, handle, control, or be in charge of
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To assume control or responsibility
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To purchase the entire stock or extent of something
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To loot, plunder or invade by force
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To be preoccupied with a single topic or emotion
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To hold exclusive control of a market or supply
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Gain as possession from someone's death
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To take control of someone's body or mind, especially in a supernatural manner
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Weigh heavily on
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To assimilate in order to take over or appropriate
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Give rest, relief
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To ingest or consume (usually food or drink)
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Supersede and replace
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Remove from position of responsibility
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To assume or take responsibility (of a role, position or responsibility)
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Strong, healthy, and full of energy
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Having or showing initiative and resourcefulness
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Able to persuade
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