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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·come v. t. [imp. Overcame p. p. Overcome; p. pr & vb. n. Overcoming.]
 1. To get the better of; to surmount; to conquer; to subdue; as, to overcome enemies in battle.
 This wretched woman overcome
 Of anguish, rather than of crime, hath been.   --Spenser.
 2. To overflow; to surcharge. [Obs.]
 3. To come or pass over; to spread over. [Obs.]
    And overcome us like a summer's cloud.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- To conquer; subdue; vanquish; overpower; overthrow; overturn; defeat; crush; overbear; overwhelm; prostrate; beat; surmount. See Conquer.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·com·ing a. Conquering; subduing. -- O*ver*com*ing*ly, adv.