overcome

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Pronunciation[change]

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Verb[change]

Plain form
overcome

Third-person singular
overcomes

Past tense
overcame

Past participle
overcame

Present participle
overcoming

  1. To overwhelm, especially with emotion.
    I was overcome with anger.
  2. To surmount.
    She overcame all obstacles.
  3. To win a battle or other contest.
    We shall overcome our enemies.