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take over From take over - Idioms - by the Free Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.
To become more successful than someone or something else.
- Buzz Lightyear has taken over from Woody as the most popular children's toy.
- Tiger Woods has taken over as the top golfer.
(transitive--with ellipsis or implied)
To get control of something.
- The new director made changes the minute she took over [the division]
- We are ready to hand over power as soon as there is someone ready to take it over.