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To take possession of
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“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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Makes public
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(of a meeting or seminar) To manage or preside over
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To assume control or responsibility
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To settle (a group of people, a species, or the like) in a place as a colony
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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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(succeed to) To become the new rightful holder of an office, title, or property
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To take control of someone's body or mind, especially in a supernatural manner
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To burden or worry with
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To take over the place, position, or role of
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To assimilate in order to take over or appropriate
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Have or take the greatest share of
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To affect strongly
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To ingest or consume food
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To assume or take responsibility (of a role, position or responsibility)
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To be preoccupied with a single thought, topic or emotion
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