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What is another word for taking over?

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Present participle 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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Present participle 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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Present participle 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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Present participle for to annex territory through conquest or invasion
“Ancient civilizations were known to conduct expeditions to take over foreign lands.”
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Present participle 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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Present participle 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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Present participle for to assume control or responsibility
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(of a meeting or seminar) Present participle for to manage or preside over
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(succeed to) Present participle for to become the new rightful holder of an office, title, or property
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Present participle for to take control of someone's body or mind, especially in a supernatural manner
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Present participle for to obtain a monopoly of
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Present participle for to take over the place, position, or role of
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Present participle for to assume a role or position once occupied by someone else
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Present participle for to burden or worry with
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Present participle for to affect strongly
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Present participle for to ingest or consume food
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Present participle for to bring under the control of the government
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Present participle for to assume or take responsibility (of a role, position or responsibility)
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Present participle for to have power and influence over
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Present participle for to inhabit a place in unpleasantly large numbers
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Present participle for to assimilate in order to take over or appropriate
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Present participle for to be preoccupied with a single thought, topic or emotion
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Present participle for to enter a place or situation in large numbers and intrusively
Noun
The action of assuming possession or power of
Noun
The attainment or acquisition of a position of rank or power
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