HyperDic: overpower

English > 2 senses of the word overpower:
VERBcompetitionoverpower, overmaster, overwhelmovercome by superior force
emotionoverpower, overwhelm, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtakeovercome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
overpower > pronunciation
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English > overpower: 2 senses > verb 1, competition
MeaningOvercome by superior force.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe fighter managed to overpower his opponent
Synonymsovermaster, overwhelm
Narrowersteamroller, steamrolloverwhelm by using great force
Broaderbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquishCome out better in a competition, race, or conflict
Spanishabrumar, dominar, vencer
English > overpower: 2 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningOvercome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Synonymsoverwhelm, sweep over, whelm, overcome, 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

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