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Definition of Overtake


  1. To come up with in a course, pursuit, progress, or motion; to catch up with.
  2. To come upon from behind; to discover; to surprise; to capture; to overcome.
  3. Hence, figuratively, in the past participle (overtaken), drunken.
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Overtake Translations

overtake in Afrikaans is verbysteek, verbygaan
overtake in Dutch is inhalen
overtake in French is distancons, doubler, rejoindre, distancent
overtake in Italian is sorpassare, a prendere
overtake in Latin is adipiscor
overtake in Portuguese is alcance
overtake in Spanish is adelantar, alcanzar, dar alcance