Definition of "overtaking" []

  • An act or the process of moving past another vehicle or person travelling in the same direction (noun)
  • Present participle of overtake. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "overtaking" in a sentence
  • "I learn from this that Mr Opik believes a speed limit on roads with no lighting, blind corners, and very little room for passing let alone overtaking is "idiocy with no limit"."
  • "The South Koreans made their move late, with Jin overtaking Wang on next-to-last turn and holding on."
  • "As it was, the police, with their fine trail equipment of dogs and sleds, never did succeed in overtaking him."
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