HyperDic: overcome

English > 4 senses of the word overcome:
VERBcompetitionovercome, get the better of, defeatwin a victory over
competitionovercome, get over, subdue, surmount, masterget on top of
emotionovercome, overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overtakeovercome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
competitionovercome, get the best, have the bestovercome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome
overcome > pronunciation
Soundsow'verkah.m
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > overcome: 4 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningwin a victory over.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe fighter managed to overcome his opponent
Example"You must overcome all difficulties"
Synonymsget the better of, defeat
Narrowerbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquishCome out better in a competition, race, or conflict
conquerOvercome by conquest
demolish, destroydefeat soundly
downbring down or defeat (an opponent)
lurch, skunkdefeat by a lurch
nosedefeat by a narrow margin
overrunseize the position of and defeat
rout, rout out, expelCause to flee
survive, pull through, pull round, come through, make itContinue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)
upsetdefeat suddenly and unexpectedly / unexpectedly
wallopdefeat soundly and utterly
Spanishderrotar, recuperarse, superar, vencer
Catalanderrotar, recuperar-se, superar, vèncer
Nounsovercomersomeone who overcomes and establishes ascendancy and control by force or persuasion
English > overcome: 4 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningGet on top of; deal with successfully.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsget over, subdue, surmount, master
NarrowerbulldogThrow a steer by seizing the horns and twisting the neck, as in a rodeo
Broaderbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquishCome out better in a competition, race, or conflict
Spanishderrotar, dominar, superar, vencer
Catalandominar, superar, vèncer
English > overcome: 4 senses > verb 3, emotion
MeaningOvercome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Synonymsoverwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overtake
Narrowerbenightovertake with darkness or night
devastateoverwhelm or overpower
killoverwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration
knock outoverwhelm with admiration
lockhold fast (in a certain state)
seize, clutch, get hold ofaffect
staggerastound or overwhelm, as with shock
Broaderarouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provokeCall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
Spanishabrumar, agobiar, apabullar, desbordar
Catalanaclaparar, desbordar, superar
English > overcome: 4 senses > verb 4, competition
MeaningOvercome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
ModelThe fighter managed to overcome his opponent
Synonymsget the best, have the best
Broaderbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquishCome out better in a competition, race, or conflict
Spanishderrotar, vencer

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