Definition of Take control

1. Verb. Assume control.

Exact synonyms: Take Charge, Take Hold
Generic synonyms: Head, Lead
Specialized synonyms: Move In On

Definition of Take control

1. Verb. to take charge, to assume control ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Take Control

take after
take against
take aim
take apart
take arms
take away
take away from
take back
take by storm
take care
take care of
take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves
take chances
take charge
take command
take control (current term)
take courage
take cover
take delight in
take down
take down a peg
take effect
take exception
take exception to
take fire
take five
take flight
take for
take for a spin
take for granted

Literary usage of Take control

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1. History of the State of New York, Political and Governmental by Willis Fletcher Johnson, Roscoe Conkling Ensign Brown, Walter Whipple Spooner, Willis Holly, Ray Burdick Smith (1922)
"CHAPTER XII THE DEMOCRATS take control 1911 THE Democratic. victory almost immediately brought into open hostility two elements of the party, ..."

2. Flashes of Light from the Spirit-land: Through the Mediumship of Mrs. J. H by Allen Putnam, Frances Ann Conant (1872)
"Q. Then can a large person take control of the body of a small medium ? A. I did not intend you to so understand me. If a little child is sufficiently ..."

3. Liberty and Law, Or, Outlines of a New System for the Organization and by Britton Armstrong Hill (1880)
"It is hard to say why, with the invention of the telegraph as a quicker mode of communication than that by letter, government did not at once take control ..."

4. The Congressional Globe by United States Congress, Francis Preston Blair, John Cook Rives, George A. Bailey, Franklin Rives (1853)
"I have no letters from Judge Watts of that dale, but I apprehend that lie did not urgently and earnestly solicit Colonel Sumner to take control. ..."

5. American law reports annotated (1920)
"The President did not take control, and neither the language of the act nor the proclamation indicates that he undertook to take control, merely of the ..."

6. Reports of Cases Decided in the Circuit and District Courts of the United by Lorenzo Sawyer, United States District Court (Nevada), United States District Court (Oregon) (1885)
"Ball do not understand it to be held, or intimated, that congress cannot, by legislation in the interest of interstate commerce, take control of any one, ..."

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