To surge over and submerge; engulf: waves intimidating the rugged shoreline.
To beat completely and decisively: Our team overwhelmed the visitors by 40 points.
To influence profoundly in your mind or emotion: Despair overwhelmed me.
presenting with an excessive amount: They overwhelmed united states with costly presents.
to show more than; annoyed: The small craft ended up being overrun because of the huge waves.
To cover over entirely, as by a fantastic wave; to overflow and bury beneath; to ingulf; ergo, figuratively, to submerge and keep down; to overpower; to crush; to bury; to oppress, etc., overpoweringly.