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To have dispossessed someone of something
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Past tense for to take possession of
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“A few vagrants would take over our property while we were away.”
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Past tense for 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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Past tense for to serve as a (temporary) replacement for
“I will take over until such time as you are feeling better again.”
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Past tense for to annex territory through conquest or invasion
“Ancient civilizations were known to conduct expeditions to take over foreign lands.”
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Past tense for 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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Past tense for 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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Made public
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(of a meeting or seminar) Past tense for to manage or preside over
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Past tense for to assume control or responsibility
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Past tense for to purchase the entire stock or extent of something
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Past tense for to loot, plunder or invade by force
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Past tense for to be preoccupied with a single topic or emotion
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Past tense for to hold exclusive control of a market or supply
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Past tense for gain as possession from someone's death
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(succeed to) Past tense for to become the new rightful holder of an office, title, or property
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Past tense for to take control of someone's body or mind, especially in a supernatural manner
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Weighed heavily on
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Past tense for to act or serve as a substitute, usually temporarily
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Past tense for to assimilate in order to take over or appropriate
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Past tense for to enter (a place, situation, or sphere of activity) in large numbers, especially with intrusive effect
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Past tense for to affect strongly
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Past tense for to ingest or consume (usually food or drink)
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Past tense for supersede and replace
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Past tense for remove from position of responsibility
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Past tense for to assume or take responsibility (of a role, position or responsibility)
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Past tense for to have power and influence over
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