Definitions for overbearˌoʊ vərˈbɛər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overbear(verb)

    overcome

    "overbear criticism, protest, or arguments"

  2. overbear(verb)

    bear too much

  3. bear down, overbear(verb)

    contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery

Wiktionary

  1. overbear(Verb)

    To crush or press down on with physical force.

  2. overbear(Verb)

    To prevail over, as if by superior weight or force; dominate.

  3. overbear(Verb)

    To be more important than; outweigh.

  4. overbear(Verb)

    To bear an overabundance of fruit or offspring.

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