Definition of Overtaken

1. Verb. (past participle of to overtake) ¹



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Definition of Overtaken

1. overtake [v] - See also: overtake

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overtaken

overswings
overswum
overswung
oversystematise
oversystematised
oversystematises
oversystematising
oversystematize
oversystematized
oversystematizes
oversystematizing
overt
overt operation
overtake
overtaken (current term)
overtakes
overtaking
overtalk
overtalkative
overtalked
overtalking
overtalks
overtame
overtan
overtanned
overtanning
overtans
overtart
overtask

Literary usage of Overtaken

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1. The Call of the Wild by Jack London (1903)
"and the thing repeated, though he was in poor condition or Buck could not so easily have overtaken him. He would run till Buck's head was even with his ..."

2. The Works of Tobias Smollett by Tobias George Smollett, William Ernest Henley (1899)
"CHAPTER XXVIII Peregrine is overtaken by Mr Gauntlet, with whom he fights a Duel, and contracts an intimate Friendship—He arrives at the Garrison, ..."

3. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"He considered it, however, n lucky thin?, ая ho did not fall in with them out at eca, that they had not been overtaken any where near shore, and obliged to ..."

4. The Library of American Biography by Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress), Jared Sparks (1846)
"overtaken by the Endymion. — Engages her and attempts to board. — Endymion sheers off. ... President overtaken by the Pomone and Tenedos, and surrenders. ..."

5. The Spectator by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1830)
"And when we read a story wherein a criminal is overtaken, in whom there is no quality which is the object of pity, the soul enjoys a certain revenge for the ..."

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