Definition of Overpowers

1. Verb. (third-person singular of overpower) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overpowers

1. overpower [v] - See also: overpower

Lexicographical Neighbors of Overpowers

overpotent
overpotential
overpotentials
overpour
overpoured
overpouring
overpours
overpower
overpowered
overpowerer
overpowerers
overpowerest
overpowereth
overpowering
overpoweringly
overpowers
overpraise
overpraised
overpraises
overpraising
overprecious
overprecise
overpredict
overpredicted
overpredicting
overpredicts
overpreparation
overprepare
overprepared
overprepares

Literary usage of Overpowers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1907 " Sleep overpowers when humans fail."—Heading with reference to the capture of a maniac : St. Louis Republic, Oct. 28. ..."

2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke (1831)
"... Committee disapproves of their proceedings—The Populace overpowers the Burghers, and dissolves the Committee—Provisional Government appointed—The Troops ..."

3. The Ancient Lowly: A History of the Ancient Working People from the Earliest by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1888)
"... Commander of the Labor Army overpowers all Resistance—Battle of Leuca —Overthrow of the Romans—Death of Crassus—Arrival of the Consul Paperna—Defeat of ..."

4. New Testament Theology: Or, Historical Account of the Teaching of Jesus and by Willibald Beyschlag, Neil Buchanan (1895)
"... that overpowers him. He who is called must afterwards say that in this process divine grace has had the ascendency, and has indeed done everything ..."

5. Larcher's Notes on Herodotus: Historical and Critical Comments on the by Pierre-Henri Larcher (1844)
"... but ambition soon re-asserts its supremacy, and overpowers those better feelings. I greatly doubt whether Valerius Maximus has guessed the real source ..."

6. Journal of a Tour and Residence in Great Britain, During the Years 1810 and 1811 by Louis Simond (1817)
"The difieren t governments of the Confinent of Europe, old and infirm, are half-factious hall-des- polic ;—one alone, purely df^p,>tio, overpowers the ..."

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