Definition of overcome :
1. of Overcome
2. To come or pass over; to spreads over.
3. To gain the superiority; to be victorious.
4. To get the better of; to surmount; to conquer; to subdue; as, to overcome enemies in battle.
5. To overflow; to surcharge.
kill, swamped, get the better of, deluge, reduce, stamp down, track, catch, get across, get the best, engulf, repress, bruise, overwhelmed, ace, submerge, flog, suppress, prostrate, scourge, get the hang, belabor, shoot down, crucify, curb, exceed, chasten, engulfed, get over, drown, whelm, trim, pass over, prevail against, strike, outperform, lick, smite, cut through, scale, vote out, get well, overtake, held, cross, flooded, best, overhaul, subjugate, thrash, switch, keep down, spank, surpass, weak, cover, inundated, outmatch, overmaster, chastise, flood out, worst, outstrip, mortify, tame, traverse, batter, bastinado, catch up with, powerless, inhibit, pommel, sweep over, outgo, cudgel, overwhelm, bounce back, vote down, castigate, quash, have the best, pass, pound, cut across, affect
dominated (part of speech: verb)
dejected (part of speech: adjective)
contemplative, discouraged, disconsolate, grim, dejected, anxious, downhearted, woeful, heartbroken, gloomy, lachrymose, sullen, despondent, dreary, depressed, disheartened, mournful, glum, morose, despairing, miserable, anguished, joyless, moody, plaintive, wistful, sad, blue, melancholy, pensive, dispirited, dolorous
succeed (part of speech: verb)
succeeded (part of speech: verb)
defeated (part of speech: verb)
mastered, overturned, trounced, routed, vanquished, humbled, crushed, overthrew, subjected, beaten, trumped, outdone, overthrown, outdid, checkmated, predominated, defeated, subdued, overpowered, foiled, outplayed, whipped, conquered, captured, quelled
dominate (part of speech: verb)
defeat (part of speech: verb)
- Overcome with emotion, she passed on and pushed open the drawing- room door. - "True and Other Stories", George Parsons Lathrop.
- Sir James immediately gave such orders and regulations as would best guard against, or overcome, the difficulties inseparable from such a service; and, with the prospect of a long winter before him, he sent these regulations, and a list of the rendezvous appointed by him, to the commander- in- chief, whose letter to Sir James, in answer, is expressive of the high opinion he entertained of him. - "Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I", Sir John Ross.
- Then, this morning, he remembered how he had tried to shake himself awake, how gradually, the feeling had overcome him. - "The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories Strength of Gideon; Mammy Peggy's Pride; Viney's Free Papers; The Fruitful Sleeping of The Rev. Elisha Edwards; The Ingrate; The Case of 'Ca'line'; The Finish of Patsy Barnes; One Man's Fortunes; Jim's Probation; U", Paul Laurence Dunbar.