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overtake

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of overtake

  1. 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


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