take (sth) over Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “take (sth) over” - Learner’s Dictionary

take (sth) over

phrasal verb with take
/teɪk/ verb [T] ( past tense took, past participle taken)
B2 to get control of or responsibility for something: They've recently been taken over by a larger company. Who'll be taking over from Cynthia when she retires?Controlling and being in charge
(Definition of take (sth) over from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “take (sth) over”

Word of the Day


typical of autumn

Word of the Day