What does take over mean?

take over meaning in General Dictionary

do over

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  • free some one briefly from his or her responsibilities
  • accept titles, workplaces, tasks, obligations
  • occupy and exercise as you's very own
  • undertake as one's very own the costs or debts of some other individual
  • seize and take close control without authority and possibly with force; take together's right or possession
  • dominate ownership of; of corporations and companies
  • occupy, by debts or repayments

Sentence Examples with the word take over

In response to this request, the British authorities decided to take over Basutoland, and a proclamation of annexation was issued on the 12th of March 1868.

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