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Verb: catch up with
  1. Move faster becoming closer and then possibly overtake
    "The Rolls Royce caught up with us near the exit ramp";
    - catch
  2. Make up work that was missed due to absence at a later point
    "Can I catch up with the material or is it too late?";
    - make up

Derived forms: catches up with, catching up with, caught up with

Type of: recoup, recover, recuperate