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Synonyms for overtaking
over·tak·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. passing, overtakingnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    passing, exit, release, qualifying, going, expiration, loss, passing play, passing game, pass, departure, passage

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#625release
#972loss
#1493pass
#3227exit
#4462passing
#5374departure
#5723passage
#8962qualifying
#9491expiration
#10655exceeding
#30720overrun
#46781surpassing
#51973exceedance
#57854overtaking
#70188overshoot
#92389outperforming
#151742exceedence

How to use overtaking in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Bauer:

    It will not be a contest against copiers. It will be one against innovative engineers who are intent on overtaking us, if we don't start finding answers soon, this can end very badly.

  2. Charles Leclerc:

    I'll have to take a lot of risks I think, even risking to crash, but at the end that's the only thing we need to do now, to try and be extreme in our overtaking because this is a track where it's basically impossible to overtake.

  3. Paddy Lowe:

    You saw he did some fantastic driving, some great overtaking, i think Nico is doing a good job, it's just tough to beat Lewis.

  4. Josh Billings:

    The happiest time in a man's life is when he is in the red hot pursuit of a dollar with a reasonable prospect of overtaking it.

  5. The Labor Department:

    The healthcare and social assistance major sector is expected to become the largest employing major sector during the projections decade, overtaking the state and local government major sector and the professional and business services major sector.


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