Meaning of OVERTAKE in English


v. 1 catch (up with or to), reach, draw level or even with, overhaul, gain on or upon, move by or past, pass, leave behind, outstrip, outdistance The express train overtakes the local one at Amersham 2 come upon, seize, catch (unprepared), befall, strike, hit, overwhelm The weaknesses of old age overtook the actress before she could finish writing her memoirs

Oxford thesaurus English vocab.      Английский словарь Оксфорд тезаурус.