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Synonyms for overwhelm

Synonyms for (verb) overwhelm

Synonyms: overwhelm, deluge, flood out Definition: charge someone with too many tasks

Similar words: charge, burden, saddle Definition: impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to Usage: He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend

Synonyms: overmaster, overpower, overwhelm Definition: overcome by superior force

Similar words: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

Synonyms: submerge, overwhelm, drown Definition: cover completely or make imperceptible Usage: I was drowned in work; The noise drowned out her speech

Similar words: cover, spread over Definition: form a cover over Usage: The grass covered the grave

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

Similar words: kindle, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, arouse, raise, provoke Definition: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses) Usage: arouse pity; raise a smile; evoke sympathy