Synonyms of overcome in English:
1 neither team was strong enough to overcome the other
defeat, beat, best, conquer, trounce, thrash, rout, vanquish, overwhelm, overpower, destroy, drub, get the better of, triumph over, prevail over, gain a victory over, win over/against, outdo, outclass, outstrip, surpass, excel, worst, subdue, quash, crush
informal slaughter, murder, kill, clobber, hammer, whip, lick, paste, crucify, demolish, tank, wipe the floor with, make mincemeat of, blow out of the water, take to the cleaners, walk (all) over, run rings around
British informal stuff
US informal own
2 a one-day course which helps people overcome their fear of flying
get the better of, prevail over, control, get control of, get/bring under control, bridle, tame, master, gain mastery over, deal with, conquer, defeat, vanquish, beat, solve, triumph over, best, worst, overpower, overwhelm;
adjectiveBack to top
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.