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Simple past tense of overtake.
At one of the post stations he overtook a convoy of Russian wounded.
I was quite ill afterward, and I wonder if retribution also overtook the turkey.
They overtook the fugitives near a lake among the mountains of Ffestiniog and summoned them to yield.
At the battle of Poitiers (1356) his father ordered him to leave the field when the battle turned against the French, and he was thus saved from the imprisonment that overtook his father.
So, as a Middle lane moron should, he slowly but surely accelerated and then overtook, at an excruciatingly slow pace.
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