- take charge
- take charge (of (something))
to do something to control a situation or organization.
Germany, Switzerland, and France still have the best teams, and they will take charge of these games.
When the union needed someone to clean up its finances, I took charge of the whole mess.
New idioms dictionary. 2014.
Look at other dictionaries:
Take Charge — is a government program that provides free family planning and pregnancy prevention services to low income residents of Washington State. [ [http://fortress.wa.gov/dshs/maa/FamilyPlan/Take%20Charge/TC.index.htm Take Charge ] ] The program expands … Wikipedia
take charge (of) — phrase to take control and become responsible for someone or something It was a great relief when Heather arrived and took charge of the project. Thesaurus: to take charge, or to try to take chargesynonym to be responsible for somethingsynonym… … Useful english dictionary
take charge — (of sth) ► to take control of something or of a group of people: »His boss asked him to take charge of the office for a few days while she was away. Main Entry: ↑charge … Financial and business terms
take charge of — take charge (of (something)) to do something to control a situation or organization. Germany, Switzerland, and France still have the best teams, and they will take charge of these games. When the union needed someone to clean up its finances, I… … New idioms dictionary
take charge of — To assume the care or control of • • • Main Entry: ↑charge … Useful english dictionary
take charge — index assume (undertake), command, govern, preside, takeover, usurp Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton … Law dictionary
take charge of — index arrest (apprehend), conduct, maintain (sustain), manage, moderate (preside over), opera … Law dictionary
take-charge — [tāk′chärj′] adj. Informal responsible, authoritative, and forceful … English World dictionary
take charge — verb assume control (Freq. 4) • Syn: ↑take hold, ↑take control • Hypernyms: ↑head, ↑lead • Hyponyms: ↑move in on … Useful english dictionary
take-charge — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˈ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: from the phrase take charge : having the qualities of a forceful leader a take charge guy who never let anyone else make a decision A.H.Raskin * * * /tayk chahrj /, adj. able or seemingly able to take charge: She… … Useful english dictionary