over-take[ oh-ver-teyk ]SEE DEFINITION OF over-take
Synonyms for over-take
- go beyond
- go one better
- leave behind
- win the race
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVER-TAKE
He distinguished her dark figure amongst the mounds and headstones, but he was unable to over-take her.
I can send a telegram that will over-take him and turn him back so promptly that he may be here in twenty-four hours!