take sth over meaning

[American slang]
1. to assume responsibility for a task.
  It looks as if I'm going to have to take the project over.
   I will take over the project.
2. to acquire all of an asset; [for a company] to acquire another company.
  Carl set out to take the failing airline over.
  He took over the failing company with the help of a number of investment bankers.
3. to take control of something.
  The dictator hoped to take over the world little by little.
  He just might take it over.

Related Words

  1. take sth out in trade meaning
  2. take sth out of context meaning
  3. take sth out of so or sth meaning
  4. take sth out of so's hands meaning
  5. take sth out on so or sth meaning
  6. take sth personally meaning
  7. take sth public meaning
  8. take sth the wrong way meaning
  9. take sth to heart meaning
  10. take sth to pieces meaning
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