overcome definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To beat (another) in competition or conflict; conquer. See Synonyms at defeat.
    • To prevail over; surmount: tried to over come the hurdles of impoverishment.
    • To overcome, as with emotion; impact deeply.
    • To get the better of; to surmount; to overcome; to subdue.
    • To overflow; to surcharge.
    • ahead or pass more than; to spread-over.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To surmount opposition; be victorious.
    • to achieve the superiority; become victorious.
  • verb:
    • To surmount (a physical or abstract obstacle); to prevail over, to get the better of.
    • To win (a battle).
    • To win or prevail in certain kind of fight, contest, etc.
    • To overwhelm with feeling.
    • overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
    • overcome, often through no-fault or weakness of the person that is overcome
    • win a victory over
    • access it top of; handle successfully
  • others:
    • To come more than; move or pass over or throughout.
    • to achieve or expand over or throughout; spread over; address; overflow; surcharge.
    • To overtake.
    • To overwhelm; oppress; overpower; surmount; conquer; vanquish; subdue.
    • getting past; outstrip; excel.
    • Synonyms Vanquish, Subdue, etc. See conquer.
    • to get the superiority; be victorious; overcome.
    • Overpowered by alcohol; intoxicated: in past times participle.

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