Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun take_over

2 senses of takeover

Sense 1
coup d'etat, coup, putsch, takeover -- (a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force)
       => group action -- (action taken by a group of people)

Sense 2
takeover -- (a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation)
       => buyout -- (acquisition of a company by purchasing a controlling percentage of its stock)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb take_over

8 senses of take over

Sense 1
assume, usurp, seize, take over, arrogate -- (seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession; "He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town"; "he usurped my rights"; "She seized control of the throne after her husband died")
       => take -- (take by force; "Hitler took the Baltic Republics"; "The army took the fort on the hill")

Sense 2
assume, adopt, take on, take over -- (take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities; "When will the new President assume office?")
       => take office -- (assume an office, duty, or title; "When will the new President take office?")

Sense 3
take over, relieve -- (free someone temporarily from his or her obligations)
       => free, discharge -- (free from obligations or duties)

Sense 4
bear, take over, accept, assume -- (take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person; "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility")
       => take -- (take into one's possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I'll take three salmon steaks")

Sense 5
take over, buy out, buy up -- (take over ownership of; of corporations and companies)
       => buy, purchase -- (obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction; "The family purchased a new car"; "The conglomerate acquired a new company"; "She buys for the big department store")

Sense 6
repeat, take over -- (do over; "They would like to take it over again")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 7
adopt, borrow, take over, take up -- (take up and practice as one's own)
       => accept, take, have -- (receive willingly something given or offered; "The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter"; "I won't have this dog in my house!"; "Please accept my present")

Sense 8
absorb, take over -- (take up, as of debts or payments; "absorb the costs for something")
       => fund -- (furnish money for; "The government funds basic research in many areas")

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