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Synonyms of overcome in English:


  • 1 we overcame the home team
    defeat, beat, conquer, trounce, thrash, rout, vanquish, overwhelm, overpower, get the better of, triumph over, prevail over, win over/against, outdo, outclass, worst, crush
    informal drub, slaughter, clobber, hammer, lick, best, crucify, demolish, wipe the floor with, make mincemeat of, blow out of the water, take to the cleaners, shellac, skunk
  • 2 they overcame their fear of flying
    get the better of, prevail over, control, get/bring under control, master, conquer, defeat, beat;
    informal lick, best
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  • 1 I was overcome
    overwhelmed, emotional, moved, affected, speechless
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