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

  Also known as: catch, catch up with


  Entails:
    compete     vie     contend

  Verb Group:
    catch


2. overtake  (verb) 
overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli



  More Specific:
devastate - overwhelm or overpower
seize / clutch / get hold of - affect
kill - overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration
benight - overtake with darkness or night
knock out - overwhelm with admiration
stagger - astound or overwhelm, as with shock
lock - hold fast (in a certain state)


  More Generic:
    arouse     elicit     enkindle     kindle     evoke     fire     raise     provoke


3. overtake  (verb) 
travel past; "The sports car passed all the trucks"

  Also known as: pass, overhaul


  More Specific:
get by - pass or move in front of
clear / top - pass by, over, or under without making contact


  More Generic:
    advance     progress     pass on     move on     march on     go on


 

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