Part of speech: verb

To be victorious.

Part of speech: verb

To master; control; vanquish; defeat.

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Usage examples "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", Joshua Rose.
  2. How can I then overcome you? - "The Book of Khalid", Ameen Rihani.
  3. Suddenly I saw all things clearly, and though there will be difficulties, I count them as overcome. - "The Princess Virginia", C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson.