Meaning of “take (sth) over” in the English Dictionary

"take (sth) over" in British English

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take (sth) over

phrasal verb with take uk /teɪk/ us /teɪk/ verb took, taken


C2 to become more successful or powerful than something or someone else that is involved in the same type of activity:

It's only a matter of time before they take over completely.

(Definition of “take (sth) over” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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