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  Definition of overtake
  1. catch up with and possibly overtake; "The Rolls Royce caught us near the exit ramp"
  2. overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
  3. travel past; "The sports car passed all the trucks"
Similar Words: catch, catch up with, overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, pass, overhaul

 

Hyponyms: devastate, seize, clutch, get hold of, kill, benight, knock out, stagger, lock, get by, clear, top

 

Grouped Verbs: catch

 

Entailments: compete, vie, contend

 

Derivational Morphology: passing, overtaking, passage

 

Anagrams: takeover

 

 
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