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overcome

o·ver·come

overcome

 
 
pronunciation:
o vr kuhm
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part of speech: verb
inflections: overcomes, overcoming, overcame, overcome
definition 1: to win against; defeat.
She overcame all the other players.He overcame many problems.
synonyms:
beat, defeat
similar words:
lick, survive
definition 2: to cause to be weak or no longer conscious.
The chemical fumes overcame him.He was overcome by fumes.
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