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(of a feeling) To affect (someone) suddenly and powerfully
“You don't let frustration overtake you when you're looking for change.”
To catch up with and pass while traveling in the same direction
“The fast descent down the mountain might disturb even city folk, especially when the driver pulls out to overtake other cars on the narrow road.”
To become greater or more successful than
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“Tourism is doing pretty well in Mauritius, too, and is set to overtake sugar as the country's most important industry.”
To happen to
Gains an advantage
To overwhelm with large amounts or quantities
To advance toward success
(of a goal or level) To attain or rise to
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