over-taken[ oh-ver-teyk ]SEE DEFINITION OF over-taken
Synonyms for over-taken
- go beyond
- go one better
- leave behind
- win the race
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVER-TAKEN
He had over-taken her, and it was his privilege to kiss her.
He had walked three miles, when he was over-taken by a farm wagon, which was going his way.
On his way home, nevertheless, he was over-taken by D. Fittis, who had been cutting down whins.
Off I went like a flash through the line, past the backs and fullbacks, only to be over-taken within a few yards of the goal.