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overpower

o·ver·pow·er

overpower

pronunciation:
o vr paU r
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: overpowered, overpowering, overpowers
definition 1: to overcome by greater force.
The robbers overpowered the bank guards.
synonyms:
conquer, overcome, overwhelm, subdue, vanquish
similar words:
beat, crush, defeat, overmaster, prostrate, quash, quell, rout, surmount
definition 2: to overwhelm (the senses or faculties of).
The fumes from the fire nearly overpowered us.Her charms overpowered his will to resist.
synonyms:
overcome, overmaster, overwhelm
similar words:
bowl over, floor, stun, upset
definition 3: to provide or equip with excess mechanical power.
The designers overpowered these snowmobile engines.
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