Is OVERTAKING a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Letterpress Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'overtaking'


  1. OVERTAKING, going by something that is moving in order to get in front of it


  1. OVERTAKING, to move up to and past (someone or something that is in front of you) by moving faster
  2. OVERTAKING, to go past another vehicle that is moving more slowly in the same direction
  3. OVERTAKING, to happen to or affect (someone) in a sudden and unexpected way

Synonyms for 'overtaking'

The word OVERTAKING is worth 18 points in Scrabble and 21 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'overtaking' in a sentence

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

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