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 by superior power; 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.
O·ver·pow·er, n. A dominating power.
v 1: overcome by superior force [syn: overmaster, overwhelm]
2: overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli [syn: overwhelm,
sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtake]