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Synonyms for overpower
ˌoʊ vərˈpaʊ ərover·pow·er

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. overpower

    To defeat an enemy is to gain an advantage for the time; to vanquish is to win a signal victory; to conquer is to overcome so effectually that the victory is regarded as final. Conquer, in many cases, carries the idea of possession; as, to conquer respect, affection, peace, etc. A country is conquered when its armies are defeated and its territory is occupied by the enemy; it may be subjected to indemnity or to various disabilities; it is subjugated when it is held helplessly and continuously under military control; it is subdued when all resistance has died out. An army is defeated when forcibly driven back; it is routed when it is converted into a mob of fugitives. Compare BEAT.

    Synonyms:
    beat, checkmate, conquer, crush, defeat, discomfit, down, humble, master, overcome, overmaster, overmatch, overthrow, prevail over, put down, reduce, rout, subdue, subject, subjugate, surmount, vanquish, win, worst

    Antonyms:
    capitulate, cede, fail, fall, fly, forfeit, lose, resign, retire, retreat, submit, succumb, surrender, yield

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overpower, overmaster, overwhelmverb

    overcome by superior force

    Synonyms:
    overcome, drown, flood out, overwhelm, deluge, sweep over, overmaster, whelm, overtake, submerge

  2. overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtakeverb

    overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli

    Synonyms:
    surmount, catch up with, submerge, deluge, overmaster, overwhelm, overhaul, drown, overcome, get the best, catch, whelm, defeat, pass, get the better of, master, flood out, sweep over, have the best, overtake, get over, subdue

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  1. overpowerverb

    Synonyms:
    vanquish, subdue, conquer, overcome, defeat, crush, overwhelm, rout, master, subjugate, overmatch

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  1. List of paraphrases for "overpower":

    dominate

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How to use overpower in a sentence?

  1. Bernard Cazeneuve:

    French (male) passenger tried courageously to overpower him before the suspect fired several shots, then two American passengers intervened and managed to overpower the shooter, immobilized him on the ground and put aside his weaponry.

  2. Nicholas Kass:

    But he always wanted to hit the ball through people. He wanted to overpower them.

  3. Lance Bass:

    I knew that I was in this popular band and I had four other guys' careers in my hand, and I knew that if I ever acted on it or even said (that I was gay), it would overpower everything.

  4. Corinne Dufka:

    The dynamic is the jihadists come in, they overpower the civil defence post and engage in collective punishment against the rest of the village -- it's a pattern we've seen everywhere this year.

  5. Anthony Bove:

    The dogs started biting, he's trying to push them away. They overpower him.


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