Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) assume, usurp, seize, take over, arrogate (seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession) "He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town"; "he usurped my rights"; "She seized control of the throne after her husband died"
- S: (v) assume, adopt, take on, take over (take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities) "When will the new President assume office?"
- S: (v) take over, relieve (free someone temporarily from his or her obligations)
- S: (v) bear, take over, accept, assume (take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person) "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility"
- S: (v) take over, buy out, buy up (take over ownership of; of corporations and companies)
- S: (v) repeat, take over (do over) "They would like to take it over again"
- S: (v) adopt, borrow, take over, take up (take up and practice as one's own)
- S: (v) absorb, take over (take up, as of debts or payments) "absorb the costs for something"