over take[ oh-ver-teyk ]SEE DEFINITION OF over take
Synonyms for over take
- go beyond
- go one better
- leave behind
- win the race
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVER TAKE
She would have had a long pull before she could over take the Frenchmen.
When flowering is over take up the young bulbs and treat them as directed afterwards for old tubers.
We were already to leeward of the ship, though nearly in her wake, and our only chance now was to over take her.
"Yes, yes—we can have it ready in a moment—look it over—take just a few moments," said Flaspoller eagerly.