Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To catch up with; overtake; reach.
  • To outwit; deceive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To overtake.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To overtake.
  • verb To catch too many; to overfish.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From over- +‎ catch.

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