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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō-vėr-pow′ėr, v.t. to have or gain power over: to subdue, defeat: to overwhelm.—adj. Overpow′ering, excessive in degree or amount: irresistible.—adv. Overpow′eringly.
The numerical value of overpower in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of overpower in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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