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Synonyms of overtaking

Noun


1. passing, overtaking, reordering

usage: going by something that is moving in order to get in front of it; "she drove but well but her reckless passing of every car on the road frightened me"

Verb


1. overtake, catch, catch up with

usage: catch up with and possibly overtake; "The Rolls Royce caught us near the exit ramp"

2. pass, overtake, overhaul, advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on

usage: travel past; "The sports car passed all the trucks"

3. overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtake, arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke

usage: overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli

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