overtake

Definitions of overtake
  1. verb
    catch up with and possibly overtake
    synonyms: catch, catch up with
    catch
    reach in time
  2. verb
    travel past
    synonyms: overhaul, pass
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    types:
    get by
    pass or move in front of
    clear, top
    pass by, over, or under without making contact
    hop
    jump across
    type of:
    advance, go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress
    move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
  3. verb
    overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
    synonyms: overcome, overpower, overwhelm, sweep over, whelm
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    devastate
    overwhelm or overpower
    clutch, get hold of, seize
    affect
    kill
    overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration
    benight
    overtake with darkness or night
    knock out
    overwhelm with admiration
    stagger
    astound or overwhelm, as with shock
    lock
    hold fast (in a certain state)
    type of:
    arouse, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, kindle, pique, provoke, raise
    call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
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