1. win a victory over
- You must overcome all difficulties
- He overcame his infirmity
Similar word(s): defeat
Definition categories: competition
2. get on top of; deal with successfully
- He overcame his shyness
3. overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
4. overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome
Sentences with overcome as a verb:
- to overcome enemies in battle
- We shall overcome.
- I was overcome with anger.