To reach or come to, by progression or motion; to arrive at.
To pronounce; utter:
To overcome or vanquish by superior force; subdue.
To overcome emotionally
To grasp mentally; apprehend:
(Naut.) To sail on a reach
Approach means to move close to something.
(Intransitive) To think, believe, or be of opinion; to understand; to suppose.
To achieve or obtain by effort:
Find another word for overtakes. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for overtakes, like: attains, overhauls, passes, overcomes, whelms, overpowers, overwhelms, catches, reaches, approaches and apprehends.