overpower

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To render imperceptible by means of greater strength, intensity etc

The dish was OK, but the garlic slightly overpowered the herbs.

To subdue someone by superior force

We overpowered the opposing army within a couple of hours.

to gain supremacy or victory over by superior power
{v} to oppress by power, to conquer
If you overpower someone, you manage to take hold of and keep hold of them, although they struggle a lot. It took ten guardsmen to overpower him
To excel or exceed in power; to cause to yield; to vanquish; to subdue; as, the light overpowers the eyes
In a sports match, when one team or player overpowers the other, they play much better than them and beat them easily. Britain's tennis No 1 yesterday overpowered American Brian Garrow 7-6, 6-3
{f} subdue; take control of; overwhelm or overcome (as with force or emotion); bestow with an excessive amount of power
overcome by superior force
A dominating power
If a feeling overpowers you, it suddenly affects you very strongly. A sudden dizziness overpowered him = overwhelm
If something such as a colour or flavour overpowers another colour or flavour, it is so strong that it makes the second one less noticeable. On fair skin, pale shades are delicate enough not to overpower your colouring. = overwhelm
overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
overpowered
Overly powerful
overpowered
Simple past tense and past participle of overpower
overpowering
That overpowers; so strong as to be overwhelming
overpowering
Present participle of overpower
overpowered
{s} overwhelmed or overcome (as with force or emotion); defeated; bestowed with an excessive amount of power
overpowered
rendered powerless especially by an excessive amount or profusion of something; "a desk flooded with applications"; "felt inundated with work"; "too much overcome to notice"; "a man engulfed by fear"; "swamped by work"
overpowered
past of overpower
overpowering
Excelling in power; too powerful; irresistible
overpowering
so strong as to be irresistible; "an overpowering need for solitude"; "the temptation to despair may become overwhelming"; "an overwhelming majority"
overpowering
so strong as to be irresistible; "an overpowering need for solitude"; "the temptation to despair may become overwhelming"; "an overwhelming majority
overpowering
An overpowering feeling is so strong that you cannot resist it. hard, cold, overpowering anger The desire for revenge can be overpowering. = overwhelming
overpowering
An overpowering smell or sound is so strong that you cannot smell or hear anything else. There was an overpowering smell of alcohol
overpowering
An overpowering person makes other people feel uncomfortable because they have such a strong personality. Mrs Winter was large and somewhat overpowering. = overwhelming
overpowering
{s} overwhelming with power or force; strong, impossible to resist
overpoweringly
in an overpowering manner; overwhelmingly
overpoweringly
In an overpowering manner
overpoweringly
overwhelm
overpowers
third-person singular of overpower
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