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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˏovZˋkʌm 〕


〔 ˏouvәˊkʌm 〕

Overview of verb overcome

The verb overcome has 4 senses

  • get the better of, overcome, defeat -- (win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up")

  • overcome, get over, subdue, surmount, master -- (get on top of; deal with successfully; "He overcame his shyness")

  • overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtake -- (overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli)

  • get the best, have the best, overcome -- (overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome; "Heart disease can get the best of us")