O`ver*come" (?), v. t.
[imp. Overcame (?); p. p.
Overcome; p. pr & vb. n. Overcoming.]
[AS. ofercuman. See Over, Come, and cf.
1. To get the better of; to surmount; to
conquer; to subdue; as, to overcome enemies in
This wretched woman overcome
Of anguish, rather than of crime, hath been.
2. To overflow; to surcharge. [Obs.]
3. To come or pass over; to spreads
And overcome us like a summer's
Syn. -- To conquer; subdue; vanquish; overpower; overthrow;
overturn; defeat; crush; overbear; overwhelm; prostrate; beat;
surmount. See Conquer.
O`ver*come", v. i. To gain the
superiority; to be victorious. Rev. iii. 21.