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Take Over

How to Conjugate Take Over

  • Infinitive: Take Over
  • Present Tense: Take Over/ Takes Over
  • -ing Form: Taking Over
  • Past Tense: Took Over
  • Past Participle: Taken Over
Take Over is a separable phrasal verb and has 3 definitions.

Definitions of Take Over:

1. To take something from one place to another.

Examples: Can you take my car over to the repair shop?
In Japan, a new neighbor takes over a gift to all the other neighbors to be welcomed.

2. To relieve someone of their duty.

Examples: The police officer had to remain outside the victim’s hospital room until another deputy could take over.
After I get promoted, she will take over my position.

3. To transfer control or authority to someone else.
[Noun] {takeover} Refers to the act of taking control.

Examples: The vice president will automatically take over in the absence of the president.
Banks are taken over by other banks all the time.
The company will consider a takeover if they can’t find any investors.

See our complete list of English phrasal verbs.