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overtake 的同义词

(动词) 
Definition
to move past (another vehicle or person) travelling in the same direction
He overtook the truck and pulled into the inside lane.
同义词
pass
A car passed me going quite fast.
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leave behind
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overhaul
Beattie led for several laps before he was overhauled by Itoh.
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catch up with
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get past
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cut up (informal)
,
leave standing (informal)
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draw level with
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outdistance
He managed to outdistance his pursuers.
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go by or past
(动词) 
Definition
to do better than (someone) after catching up with him or her
China overtook Japan to become the world's second-biggest economy.
同义词
outdo
Both sides have tried to outdo each other.
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top
How are you ever going to top that?
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exceed
His performance exceeded all expectations.
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eclipse
The gramophone was eclipsed by the compact disc.
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surpass
He was determined to surpass the achievements of his older brothers.
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outstrip
In pursuing her ambition she outstripped everyone else.
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get the better of
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outclass
This story outclasses anything written by her contemporaries.
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outshine
He outshone all the other contestants.
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go one better than (informal)
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outdistance
a leading civil servant who easily outdistanced her rivals for the nomination
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be one up on
(动词) 
Definition
to come upon (someone) suddenly or unexpectedly
Tragedy was about to overtake him.
同义词
befall (archaic, literary)
the disaster that befell the island of Flores
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happen to
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come upon
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take by surprise
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catch off guard
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catch unawares
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catch unprepared
(动词) 
A sudden flood of panic overtook me.
同义词
engulf
The flat was engulfed in flames.
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overwhelm
The small Pacific island could be overwhelmed by rising sea levels.
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hit
She hit him hard across his left arm.
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strike
He was suddenly struck with a sense of loss.
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envelop
the thick black cloud of smoke that enveloped the area
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swallow up

其他同义词

in the sense of best
Definition
to defeat
同义词
stuff (slang),
tank (slang),
lick (informal),
triumph over,
get the better of,
run rings around (informal),
wipe the floor with (informal),
blow out of the water (slang),
put in the shade (informal)
in the sense of eclipse
Definition
to overshadow or surpass
The gramophone was eclipsed by the compact disc.
同义词
leave or put in the shade (informal)
in the sense of envelop
Definition
to cover, surround, or enclose
the thick black cloud of smoke that enveloped the area
同义词
wrap around,
encase,
swaddle,
sheathe,
enwrap

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Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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