take over (2)
Meaning: to begin doing a job or a task that someone else had been doing previously
- take over Who's going to take over if the president has to quit the job?
- take over sth Gordon will take over the position of project manager when Trevor goes back to Canada.
- take over from sb We’re looking for someone to take over from Jenny when she retires.
take over (2): duties, responsibilities, task, position, management, control, role, leadership, captaincy
Maria took over as captain of the basketball team because