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overtook

verb
past tense of overtake

Synonyms & Antonyms of overtook

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

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“Overtook.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overtook. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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