Definitions for overpowerˌoʊ vərˈpaʊ ər

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  1. overpower, overmaster, overwhelm(verb)

    overcome by superior force

  2. overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtake(verb)

    overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli

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  1. overpower(Verb)

    To subdue someone by superior force.

    We overpowered the opposing army within a couple of hours.

  2. overpower(Verb)

    To render imperceptible by means of greater strength, intensity etc.

    The dish was OK, but the garlic slightly overpowered the herbs.

  3. Origin: From over- + power.


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