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Assume control or responsibility.‘the candidate must take charge of an actual flight’
preside, preside over, take charge, be in charge, be in charge of, be responsible, be responsible for, direct, head, head up, manage, oversee, superintend, supervise, conduct, run, lead, chair, take the chairView synonyms
- ‘She hesitated a moment, not used to taking charge or giving direction.’
- ‘They will do so by learning from our mistakes, taking responsibility and taking charge.’
- ‘A female referee will take charge of a York City match for the first time in the club's history tomorrow.’
- ‘Rather than taking charge and responsibility of the situation, one finds someone or something to blame.’
- ‘In 1985 he passed the snooker refereeing exam and began taking charge in club and county matches.’
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