Overpower

  • 1 OverPower — Designer(s) Michael Stern and Theodore Stern Publisher(s) Fleer Players 2 Age range 10+ Playing time Approx 60 min Random chance Some …

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  • 2 Overpower — O ver*pow er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overpowered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overpowering}.] To excel or exceed in power; to cause to yield by superior power; to vanquish; to subdue; as, the light overpowers the eyes. And overpower d that gallant few.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Overpower — O ver*pow er, n. A dominating power. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 overpower — index beat (defeat), carry away, check (restrain), defeat, force (coerce), hijack …

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  • 5 overpower — (v.) to overcome with superior power, 1590s, from OVER (Cf. over) + POWER (Cf. power) (v.). Related: Overpowered; overpowering …

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  • 6 overpower — [v] beat; get the upper hand bear down, beat down, blank, blow away*, bulldoze*, bury, clobber, conquer, cream*, crush, defeat, drown, drub*, immobilize, knock out*, lay one out*, murder*, overcome, overthrow, overwhelm, prostrate, put away*,… …

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  • 7 overpower — ► VERB 1) defeat with superior strength. 2) be too intense for. DERIVATIVES overpowering adjective …

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  • 8 overpower — [ō΄vər pou′ər] vt. 1. to get the better of by superior power; make helpless; subdue; overwhelm 2. to supply with more power than is needed overpowering adj. overpoweringly adv …

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  • 9 overpower — [[t]o͟ʊvə(r)pa͟ʊə(r)[/t]] overpowers, overpowering, overpowered 1) VERB If you overpower someone, you manage to take hold of and keep hold of them, although they struggle a lot. [V n] It took ten guardsmen to overpower him... [V n] The rebels… …

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  • 10 overpower — UK [ˌəʊvə(r)ˈpaʊə(r)] / US [ˌoʊvərˈpaʊr] verb [transitive] Word forms overpower : present tense I/you/we/they overpower he/she/it overpowers present participle overpowering past tense overpowered past participle overpowered 1) to defeat someone… …

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  • 11 overpower — /oh veuhr pow euhr/, v.t. 1. to overcome, master, or subdue by superior force: to overpower a maniac. 2. to overcome or overwhelm in feeling; affect or impress excessively: overpowered with confusion and desire. 3. to gain mastery over the bodily …

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  • 12 overpower — verb (T) 1 to defeat someone because you are stronger: The policeman and a dog handler struggled to overpower the man. 2 if a smell, task, emotion etc overpowers someone or something it is too strong: a full flavour slightly overpowered by… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 overpower — verb 1) the prisoners might overpower the crew Syn: gain control over, overwhelm, prevail over, get the better of, outdo, gain mastery over, overthrow, overturn, subdue, suppress, subjugate, repress, bring someone to their knees, conquer, defeat …

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  • 14 overpower — transitive verb Date: 1593 1. to overcome by superior force ; subdue 2. to affect with overwhelming intensity < the stench overpowered us > 3. to provide with more power than is needed or desirable < a dangerously overpowered car > •… …

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  • 15 overpower — verb /əʊvəˈpaʊə,oʊvəɻˈpaʊəɻ/ a) To subdue someone by superior force. We overpowered the opposing army within a couple of hours. b) To render imperceptible by means of greater strength, intensity etc. The dish was OK, but the garlic slightly… …

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  • 16 overpower — Synonyms and related words: amaze, be strong, bear down, beat, best, conquer, crush, daze, deck, defeat, drown out, dumbfound, floor, jam, master, nonplus, outroar, outshout, overcome, overmaster, overmatch, overset, overthrow, overturn,… …

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  • 17 overpower — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. overwhelm, subdue. See success. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. overwhelm, master, subjugate; see defeat 2 , 3 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. overcome, beat, crush, overwhelm, subdue, get the upper… …

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  • 18 overpower — o|ver|pow|er [ˌəuvəˈpauə US ˌouvərˈpaur] v [T] 1.) to take control of someone physically because you are stronger ▪ The security guards soon overpowered the man. 2.) if a smell, taste, or emotion overpowers you, it affects you very strongly ▪ Her …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 overpower — o|ver|pow|er [ ,ouvər paur ] verb transitive 1. ) to defeat someone in a fight or competition 2. ) to affect someone so strongly that they cannot think or behave normally 3. ) if one smell or taste overpowers another, it is much stronger than the …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 overpower — v. subdue; take control of; overwhelm or overcome (as with force or emotion); bestow with an excessive amount of power …

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