Definitions for: Overawe

[v] subdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe

Webster (1913) Definition: O`ver*awe", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overawed; p. pr. &
vb. n. Overawing.]
To awe exceedingly; to subjugate or restrain by awe or great

The king was present in person to overlook the
magistrates, and overawe these subjects with the terror
of his sword. --Spenser.

Synonyms: cow

See Also: awe, buffalo

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