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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Overpower  \O"ver*pow`er\,  n. 
  A  dominating  power.  --Bacon. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Overpower  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  overpower 
  v  1:  overcome  by  superior  force  [syn:  {overmaster},  {overwhelm}] 
  2:  overcome,  as  with  emotions  or  perceptual  stimuli  [syn:  {overwhelm}, 
  {sweep  over},  {whelm},  {overcome},  {overtake}] 




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