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overpower

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoverpowero‧ver‧pow‧er /ˌəʊvəˈpaʊə $ ˌoʊvərˈpaʊr/ verb [transitive]  1 BEAT/DEFEATto take control of someone physically because you are stronger The security guards soon overpowered the man.2 STRONG FEELING OR BELIEFSTRONG TASTE OR SMELLif a smell, taste, or emotion overpowers you, it affects you very strongly Her scent overpowered his senses. She was overpowered by grief.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
overpowerThe streets are clean, there's no smog to dull the sunshine, and the skyscrapers don't overpower.Then the artillery, such as was saved, came thundering along, smashing and overpowering everything.Three inmates overpowered guards at the county jail in Madison.Dara seized a kitchen knife and tried to defend himself, but the thugs overpowered him.He could see that her body was naked beneath the midnight blue silk of her robe and her scent overpowered his senses.Rather than fill me with ecstasy or gladness, this breakthrough overpowered me with dread.Viduka benefited from an overpowering sense of Olympic pride and spirit.The wine is bland enough not to overpower the fish.They overpowered the Jets at the line of scrimmage, ushering Aska toward 136 rushing yards.
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Verb table
overpower
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyoverpower
he, she, itoverpowers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyoverpowered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave overpowered
he, she, ithas overpowered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad overpowered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill overpower
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have overpowered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam overpowering
he, she, itis overpowering
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you, we, theyare overpowering
Past
I, he, she, itwas overpowering
you, we, theywere overpowering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been overpowering
he, she, ithas been overpowering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been overpowering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be overpowering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been overpowering
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