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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 take over

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 take over

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 take over
      v 1: 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" [syn: assume, usurp,
           seize, arrogate]
      2: take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities; "When
         will the new President assume office?" [syn: assume, adopt,
          take on]
      3: free someone temporarily from his or her obligations [syn: relieve]
      4: take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another
         person; "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the
         responsibility" [syn: bear, accept, assume]
      5: take over ownership of; of corporations and companies [syn:
         buy out, buy up]
      6: do over; "They would like to take it over again" [syn: repeat]
      7: take up and practice as one's own [syn: adopt, borrow, take
      8: take up, as of debts or payments; "absorb the costs for
         something" [syn: absorb]