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    overcome

    overcome - Dictionary definition and meaning for word overcome

    Definition
    (verb) win a victory over
    Synonyms : defeat , get the better of
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) get on top of; deal with successfully
    Synonyms : get over , master , subdue , surmount
    Example Sentence
    • He overcame his shyness
    Definition
    (verb) overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli Definition
    (verb) overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome
    Example Sentence
    • Heart disease can get the best of us
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