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verb as in outdistance

verb as in outmaneuver

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verb as in outstrip

verb as in catch

verb as in trump


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Example Sentences

He observed, however, that those who went over took the most extreme line of Ultra-Montanism.

I had been guilty of meanness and disloyalty, and this noble way of passing it over took all the conceit out of me.

Then I stopped, and bending over took the stalk of grass he kept on biting out of his hand.

The boats of the latter over-took the fish first, fixed a harpoon in it, and lanced it mortally.

Her husband saw her from across the street, and hurrying over took the next elevator.

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On this page you'll find 503 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to over-took, such as: outclass, outdo, outpace, outperform, beat, and best.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.