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Definitions for (verb) overcome

Main entry: overcome, have the best, get the best Definition: overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome Usage: Heart disease can get the best of us

Main entry: overcome, defeat, get the better of Definition: win a victory over Usage: 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

Main entry: get over, master, overcome, subdue, surmount Definition: get on top of; deal with successfully Usage: He overcame his shyness

Main entry: sweep over, overtake, overwhelm, overcome, overpower, whelm Definition: overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli