overtaking overtaking  /ˈoʊ vər ˌteɪ kɪŋ/


  • (n) going by something that is moving in order to get in front of it


  1. His elevation to the leadership resulted in Labor immediately overtaking the Liberal-National Coalition government in opinion polls a lead it hasn't relinquished since.
  2. There's a niceness campaign overtaking corporate America.
  3. Barbery thinks her book has enjoyed such universal success because people everywhere are worried about superficiality overtaking substance in their lives.


  1. Weed removal plans for Whitman's Pond discussed

    Weeds are overtaking portions of Whitman’s Pond, but the growth could be reduced through with herbicide sprays, plucking the wild plants by hand or reducing the lake’s water levels during the winter to kill the eyesores.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Weymouth News

  2. StyleBistro STUFF: The Woven Baseball Cap You'll Wear Every Day

    (Target) Baseball caps are on their way to overtaking fedoras and Panama hats as the sun-shielder of choice this summer. But the dense twill that most are made of can get kind of hot . Enter Target's straw baseball cap, which combines the sporty style with a lightweight weave. The natural fibers dress up the design, but not so much that they keep it from making all your summer dresses just a ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

  3. Canadian GP - Alonso and Massa’s overtaking festival

    Montreal – Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa both produced very strong drives at the Gilles Villeneuve circuit to keep very much in the hunt for both championship titles. The Spaniard went from sixth on the grid to second on the podium, while the Brazilian battled all the way from sixteenth at the start to eighth, with both men pulling off an endless series of overtaking moves. ... Keep reading
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Motorsport.com

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  1. "Hamilton overtook the safety car, something that I had never seen, overtaking the medical car with yellow flags," Alonso said. "We were a meter off each other, and he finished second and I finished ninth. It's a shame, not for us because...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Fernando Alonso Source: Malaysia Star

  2. "All I want to do now is put this matter behind me and get on with what we drivers do best: racing each other. We're racers, we're naturally competitive, and we love to overtake," Hamilton added. "Overtaking is difficult, and it feels great...
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: Lewis Hamilton Source: CNN International

  3. "It's going to happen," Ecclestone said. "All the teams are happy. The reason this happens is that I get fed up with people talking about no overtaking. It's just not on that someone can win the world championship without trying to win the...
    on Nov 26, 2008 By: Bernie Ecclestone Source: USA Today

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