over-taking[ oh-ver-teyk ]SEE DEFINITION OF over-taking
Synonyms for over-taking
- go beyond
- go one better
- leave behind
- win the race
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVER-TAKING
Her main thought was to climb up the bank and get beyond any possibility of the tide's over-taking her.
Before she had covered a quarter of a mile of the dusty road, Ellen heard the muffled roar of an over-taking motor car.