over took[ oh-ver-too k ]SEE DEFINITION OF over took
Synonyms for over took
- go beyond
- go one better
- leave behind
- win the race
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVER TOOK
Baldock over took the party, having found the bullock on the river, four miles below our late encampment.
So the train crawled on till the pretty home-like landscape was lost in the twilight, and night over took us.
I had been guilty of meanness and disloyalty, and this noble way of passing it over took all the conceit out of me.