Definitions for: Overpower

[v] overcome by superior force
[v] overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli

Webster (1913) Definition: O`ver*pow"er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overpowered; p.
pr. & vb. n. Overpowering.]
To excel or exceed in power; to cause to yield; to vanquish;
to subdue; as, the light overpowers the eyes. ``And
overpower'd that gallant few.'' --Wordsworth.

Syn: To overbear; overcome; vanquish; defeat; crush;
overwhelm; overthrow; rout; conquer; subdue.

O"ver*pow`er, n.
A dominating power. --Bacon.

Synonyms: overcome, overmaster, overtake, overwhelm, overwhelm, sweep over, whelm

See Also: arouse, beat, beat out, benight, clutch, crush, devastate, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, get hold of, kill, kindle, knock out, lock, provoke, raise, seize, shell, stagger, steamroll, steamroller, trounce, vanquish

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