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overtake

verb

Definition of OVERTAKE

to move fast enough to get even with <she had to hurry to overtake her friends, who had forgotten their umbrellas> <the thunderstorm overtook them suddenly>
Synonyms catch, catch up (with), overhaul
Related Words chase, pursue; gain, reach; pass, surpass
Near Antonyms fall short

March 30, 2015
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