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Definitions of Overtaken

  1. Come up with; caught. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2. of Overtake Webster Dictionary DB

Usage examples for Overtaken

  1. Justice would have overtaken her with its late reward; for that she had begged for her children, maybe stolen for them, but always managed for them some way. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  2. So home by moonshine, and by the way was overtaken by the Comptroller's coach, and so home to his house with him. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke