What does overtaking mean?

Definitions for overtaking

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. passing, overtaking(noun)

    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"


  1. Overtaking

    Overtaking or passing is the act of one vehicle going past another slower moving vehicle, travelling in the same direction, on a road. The lane used for overtaking another vehicle is almost always a lane further from the road shoulder — that is, to the left in places that drive on the right, and to the right in places that drive on the left.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overtaking in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overtaking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Mo Fathelbab:

    I'm a Muslim-American and I'm tired of the rampant Islamophobia overtaking the campaign, and until Muslim Mel Brooks appears on the scene to comically knock down Trump with our version of 'The Producers,' this is the next best thing.

  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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