get the better of, overcome, defeatverb
win a victory over
"You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"
overcome, get over, subdue, surmount, masterverb
get on top of; deal with successfully
"He overcame his shyness"
overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtakeverb
overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
get the best, have the best, overcomeverb
overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome
"Heart disease can get the best of us"
To surmount (a physical or abstract obstacle); to prevail over, to get the better of.
To win (a battle).
To win or prevail in some sort of battle, contest, etc.
We shall overcome.
To overwhelm with emotion.
Etymology: From overcomen, from ofercuman, corresponding to. Cognate with Dutch overkomen, German überkommen, Danish overkomme, Swedish överkomma.
Overcome is the fourth studio album by the American heavy metal band, All That Remains. It was released on September 16, 2008. Overcome is the first and only album by All That Remains that was not produced by Adam Dutkiewicz of Killswitch Engage, as well as the first with the band's current drummer, Jason Costa.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō-vėr-kum′, v.t. to get the better of: to conquer or subdue: (obs.) to spread over, surcharge.—v.i. to be victorious.
Song lyrics by overcome -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by overcome on the Lyrics.com website.
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Rank popularity for the word 'overcome' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3677
Rank popularity for the word 'overcome' in Verbs Frequency: #528
The numerical value of overcome in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of overcome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
This is a very bad day for our country, we will continue our fight by going to Congress and the presidential candidates to revise the statute to overcome this decision by the United States Supreme Court.
We are extremely pleased that we were able to help the union and employer overcome their differences in these challenging and complex negotiations, representatives from both sides were willing to put in the long hours that were required, and ultimately they were successful in reaching a mutually acceptable agreement.
The death of Manolis Glezos leaves Greeks poorer, but the legacy of his life leaves Greece richer, his example, that of a true patriot and fighter, is a guiding light for us all. And it gives us the strength to unite to overcome difficulties, like those we are experiencing today.
The resiliency they’ve shown all year makes this so special, winning the game as we did last week, playing a game today to a level that most people probably didn’t expect, I’m really proud of this bunch. They’ve shown tremendous ability to overcome adversity all year long.
Whenever we are going through adversity, we should be able to overcome it, that's what kind of team we should be moving forward.
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- هزم, قهر, تغلبArabic
- zvládnout, zvládat, překonat, přemociCzech
- superforti, venkiEsperanto
- vencer, superarSpanish
- غلبه برPersian
- vaincre, surmonterFrench
- ceannsaichScottish Gaelic
- पर काबू पानेHindi
- erőt vesz, úrrá leszHungarian
- atas, mengatasiIndonesian
- 征服, 克服, 乗り越えるJapanese
- 극복하다, 이겨내다Korean
- whakatungou, where, tiMāori
- superar, ultrapassar, vencerPortuguese
- преодолевать, преодолетьRussian
- övervinna, överkommaSwedish
- atlatmak, yenmek, üstesinden gelmekTurkish
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