HyperDic: overtake

English > 3 senses of the word overtake:
VERBcompetitionovertake, catch, catch up withcatch up with and possibly overtake / overtake
motionovertake, pass, overhaultravel past
emotionovertake, overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcomeovercome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
overtake > pronunciation
Soundsow'vertey.k
Rhymesache ... wake / Wake: 58 rhymes with eyk...
English > overtake: 3 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningcatch up with and possibly overtake / overtake.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymscatch, catch up with
Entailscompete, vie, contendcompete for something
Similar tocatchreach in time
Spanishalcanzar
Catalanassolir
Nounsovertakinggoing by something that is moving in order to get in front of it
English > overtake: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningTravel past.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThese cars won't overtake
Synonymspass, overhaul
Narrowerclear, topPass by, over, or under without making contact
get byPass or move in front of
Broaderadvance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go onMove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
Spanishadelantar, alcanzar, pasar
Nounsovertakinggoing by something that is moving in order to get in front of it
English > overtake: 3 senses > verb 3, emotion
MeaningOvercome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Synonymsoverwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome
Narrowerbenightovertake with darkness or night
devastateoverwhelm or overpower
killoverwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration
knock outoverwhelm with admiration
lockhold fast (in a certain state)
seize, clutch, get hold ofaffect
staggerastound or overwhelm, as with shock
Broaderarouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provokeCall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
Spanishabrumar, agobiar, apabullar, desbordar
Catalanaclaparar, desbordar, superar

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