Definition for O-VER-TAKE

O-VER-TAKE, v.t.

  1. To come up with in a course, pursuit, progress or motion; to catch. The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake. Exod. xv.
  2. To come upon; to fall on afterward. Vengeance shall overtake the wicked.
  3. To take by surprise. Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye who are spiritual, restore such one in the spirit of meekness. Gal. vi.

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