What is another word for take over?

Pronunciation: [tˈe͡ɪk ˈə͡ʊvə] (IPA)

"Take over" is a commonly used phrase that refers to the process of assuming control of something, be it a company, business, government or even a simple task. However, there are several phrases that can be used interchangeably when describing the same action. Such phrases include "assume control", "seize command", "take charge", "take the reins", "grab hold", "take possession", "dominate", "usurp", "conquer" and "supplant". Each of these phrases may have a slightly different connotation, but they essentially convey the same idea of gaining control or authority over something. Therefore, it is important to choose the right synonym depending on the context and tone of the situation.

What are the hypernyms for Take over?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Take over?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for take over (as verbs)

What are the opposite words for take over?

Antonyms for the phrase "take over" can range from peaceful to aggressive actions. Examples of peaceful opposition include yield, relinquish, or concede control. Other antonyms that signify more aggressive means include reject, exclude, or resist. In business, antonyms such as decentralize, privatize, or disperse are often used to mean the opposite of taking over a company. Antonyms in the context of politics could be curb, limit or taper off. In sports, antonyms such as surrender or acquiesce could signify the opposite of taking over an opposing team or player's position.

What are the antonyms for Take over?

Famous quotes with Take over

  • Golf is a spiritual game. It's like Zen. You have to let your mind take over.
    Amy Alcott
  • I figure I'll be champ for about ten years and then I'll let my brother take over - like the Kennedys down in Washington.
    Muhammad Ali
  • We plan to eliminate the state of Israel and establish a purely Palestinian state. We will make life unbearable for Jews by psychological warfare and population explosion. We Palestinians will take over everything, including all of Jerusalem.
    Yasser Arafat
  • You get a sense of how the show works and then let your personality take over.
    Adam Baldwin
  • I'm going to take over on the Techno Comics so I'm going to be dealing in the children's merchandising type department. But that's just setting it up and having somebody run it.
    Majel Barrett

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