HyperDic: overawe

English > 1 sense of the word overawe:
VERBemotionoverawe, cowsubdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe
English > overawe: 1 sense > verb 1, emotion
Meaningsubdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe; frighten (as with threats / threats) .
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot overawe Sue; The performance is likely to overawe Sue
Synonymcow
Narrowerbuffalointimidate or overawe
Broaderaweinspire awe in
Spanishacobardar, amenazar, vaca
Catalanamenaçar, esglaiar, espantar, vaca

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict