Complete Definition of "overpower"

English
Etymology
From over- + power.

Pronunciation
(UK) IPA|/ÉÊvÉËpaÊÉ/
(US) IPA|/oÊvÉÉ»ËpaÊÉÉ»/

Verb
en-verb

  1. To subdue someone by superior force.

#:We overpowered the opposing army within a couple of hours.

  1. To render imperceptible by means of greater strength, intensity etc.

#:The dish was OK, but the garlic slightly overpowered the herbs.

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