overget

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English overgeten, equivalent to over- +‎ get. Cognate with Scots overget (to overtake). Compare Old English oferġietan (to forget, disregard, neglect).

Verb[edit]

overget (third-person singular simple present overgets, present participle overgetting, simple past overgot or overgat, past participle overgotten)

  1. (transitive) To attain, reach; pass, overtake; come up with; get hold of, catch.
  2. (transitive) To get beyond; get over; recover from.