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Overtake

O`ver`take´
v. t.1.To come up with in a race, pursuit, progress, or motion;
Follow after the men; and when thou dost overtake them, say . . . Wherefore have ye rewarded evil for good.
- Gen. xliv. 4.
2.To surpass in production, achievement, etc.; as, although out of school for half a year due to illness, the student returned and overtook all the others to finish as valedictorian.
3.To come upon from behind; to discover; to surprise; to capture; to overcome.
If a man be overtaken in a fault.
- Gal. vi. 1
4.Hence, figuratively, in the past participle (overtaken), drunken.
5.To frustrate or render impossible or irrelevant; - used mostly of plans, and commonly in the phrase overtaken by events; as, their careful marketing plan was overtaken by events.
Verb1.overtake - catch up with and possibly overtake; "The Rolls Royce caught us near the exit ramp"
Synonyms: catch up with, catch
2.overtake - travel past; "The sports car passed all the trucks"
Synonyms: overhaul, pass
3.overtake - overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
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