What does the word overcome mean?

Usage examples for overcome

  1. To overcome these difficulties it is usual to give to the cutter a curve corresponding to the curve required at the middle of the wheel face and a thickness equal to the required width of space at its smallest end, which is at the smallest face diameter. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  2. How can I then overcome you? – The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani
  3. Suddenly I saw all things clearly, and though there will be difficulties, I count them as overcome. – The Princess Virginia by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson