overcome

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

Plain form
overcome

Third person singular
overcomes

Simple past
overcame

Past participle
overcome

Present participle
overcoming

  1. To overwhelm, especially with emotion.
    I was overcome with anger.
  2. To surmount.
    She overcame all obstacles.
  3. To win a battle or other contest.
    We shall overcome our enemies.
  4. The past participle of overcome.