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Verb: overtake (overtook,overtaken)  ,ow-vu(r)'teyk
  1. Travel past
    "The sports car overtook all the trucks";
    - pass, overhaul
     
  2. Become filled with uncontrollable emotion or too much sensory input
    - overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, overcome

Derived forms: overtaken, overtakes, overtaking, overtook

Type of: advance, arouse, elicit, enkindle [literary], evoke, fire, go on, kindle, march on, move on, pass on, progress, provoke, raise

Encyclopedia: Overtake