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Overview of noun overtaking

The noun overtaking has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. passing, overtaking

(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")


Overview of verb overtake

The verb overtake has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) overtake, catch, catch up with

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

2. (2) pass, overtake, overhaul

(travel past; "The sports car passed all the trucks")

3. overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtake

(overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli)

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