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."


Syn. -- To overbear; overcome; vanquish; defeat; crush; overwhelm; overthrow; rout; conquer; subdue.


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O"ver*pow`er, n.

A dominating power.



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