Overcome

Definition of Overcome

O`ver`come´
v. t.1.
[imp. Overcame ; p. p. Overcome; p. pr & vb. n. Overcoming.]
1.To get the better of; to surmount; to conquer; to subdue; as, to overcome enemies in battle.
This wretched woman overcome
Of anguish, rather than of crime, hath been.
- Spenser.
2.To overflow; to surcharge.
3.To come or pass over; to spread over.
And overcome us like a summer's cloud.
- Shak.
v. i.1.To gain the superiority; to be victorious.

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