Definitions For Overtake


  • Catch up with and possibly overtake
  • Overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
  • Travel past
  • To move up to and past (someone or something that is in front of you) by moving faster
  • To go past another vehicle that is moving more slowly in the same direction
  • To happen to or affect (someone) in a sudden and unexpected way

Is Overtake a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Overtake is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Overtake in a Sentence

  • She overtook the other runners and went on to win the race.
  • The sign says “No Overtaking.”
  • Seasickness can overtake passengers when the ship encounters a storm.

Synonyms for Overtake

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