Definitions for overbearˌoʊ vərˈbɛər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overbear(verb)


    "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


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Overbear

    ō-vėr-bār′, v.t. to bear down or overpower: to overwhelm.—adj. Overbear′ing, inclined to domineer, esp. in manner or conduct: haughty and dogmatical: imperious.—adv. Overbear′ingly.—n. Overbear′ingness.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overbear in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overbear in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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