Definitions for overpowerˌoʊ vərˈpaʊ ər
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overpower, overmaster, overwhelm(verb)
overcome by superior force
overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtake(verb)
overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
To subdue someone by superior force.
We overpowered the opposing army within a couple of hours.
To render imperceptible by means of greater strength, intensity etc.
The dish was OK, but the garlic slightly overpowered the herbs.
Origin: From over- + power.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The dogs started biting, he's trying to push them away. They overpower him.
If you overpower your enemy, then pardon him by way of thankfulness to Allah, for being able to subdue him.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
The Ghana Navy responded swiftly with a patrol team to the area and they were able to overpower the pirates and free the ship. But when they got there, the cargo had already been transferred to another vessel.
The sage who engages in controversy with ignorant people must not expect to be treated with honour; and if a fool should overpower a philosopher by his loquacity it is not to be wondered at, for a common stone will break a jewel.
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