Textual thesaurus for "overcome"

(verb) have the best, get the best

overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome

Heart disease can get the best of us

(verb) defeat, get the better of

win a victory over

You must overcome all difficulties; defeat your enemies; He overcame his shyness; He overcame his infirmity; Her anger got the better of her and she blew up

(verb) get over, master, subdue, surmount

get on top of; deal with successfully

He overcame his shyness

(verb) sweep over, overtake, overwhelm, overpower, whelm

overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli