Translation of "overtake" - English-Spanish dictionary

overtake

verb uk /ˌəʊ·vəˈteɪk/ (present participle overtaking, past tense overtook, past participle overtaken)

to become greater in amount or importance than something else

superar (en número o en importancia)
Will electronic books overtake printed books?

mainly UK to go past a car or person that is going in the same direction

adelantar
Never overtake on a bend.

(Translation of “overtake” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

overtake

verb /əuvəˈteik/ (past tense overtook /-ˈtuk/, past participle overtaken)

to pass (a car etc) while driving etc

adelantar
He overtook a police car.

(Translation of “overtake” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)