forereach

forereach

[fawr-reech, fohr-]
verb (used without object)
1.
to gain, as one ship on another.
2.
to maintain headway, as when coming about or drifting after taking in sail or stopping engines.
verb (used with object)
3.
to gain upon; catch up with.
4.
to pass.

Origin:
1635–45; fore- + reach

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forereach (fɔːˈriːtʃ)
 
vb
1.  (intr) nautical to keep moving under momentum without engine or sails
2.  (tr) to surpass or outdo

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