Definition of overgang in English:

overgang

verb

Scottish
  • with object To overpower, conquer, get the better of, trample upon.

Origin

Old English (in an earlier sense). Cognate with or formed similarly to Old High German ubargangan, Old Swedish ivirganga, Gothic ufargaggan from the Germanic base of over- + the Germanic base of gang.

Pronunciation

overgang

/əʊvəˈɡaŋ/