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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To gain advantage of. To successfully control a feeling or problem that prevents you from achieving something.

Usage examples (35)
  • To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.
  • You must overcome all difficulties
  • The next problem to be overcome is how to log into the computer.
  • JM: The principal obstacle characters must overcome is the weight of the past. for more
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