Textual thesaurus for "take over"

(verb) absorb

take up, as of debts or payments

absorb the costs for something

(verb) buy out, buy up

take over ownership of; of corporations and companies

(verb) seize, usurp, assume, 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

(verb) bear, 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

(verb) take up, borrow, adopt

take up and practice as one's own

(verb) assume, adopt, take on

take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities

When will the new President assume office?

(verb) relieve

free someone temporarily from his or her obligations

(verb) repeat

do over

They would like to take it over again