Definitions for overbearˌoʊ vərˈbɛər

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  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

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  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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