Synonyms of overcome in English:

overcome


See definition of overcome

verb

1‘neither team was strong enough to overcome the other’

SYNONYMS

defeat, beat, best, conquer, trounce, thrash, rout, vanquish, overwhelm, overpower, destroy, drub, get the better of, triumph over, prevail over, gain a victory over, win against, win over, outdo, outclass, outstrip, surpass, excel, worst, subdue, quash, crush

informal slaughter, murder, kill, clobber, hammer, whip, lick, paste, crucify, demolish, tank, wipe the floor with, make mincemeat of, blow out of the water, take to the cleaners, walk over, walk all over, run rings around

British informal stuff

North American informal shellac, skunk

US informal own

2‘a one-day course which helps people overcome their fear of flying’

SYNONYMS

get the better of, prevail over, control, get control of, bring under control, get under control, bridle, tame, master, gain mastery over, deal with, conquer, defeat, vanquish, beat, solve, triumph over, best, worst, overpower, overwhelm

get over, get a grip on, curb, subdue, subjugate, repress, quell, quash

informal lick


adjective

1‘I was overcome, half-suffocated by the sadness’

SYNONYMS

overwhelmed, emotional, moved, affected, struck, choky, speechless, at a loss for words, shaken, disturbed

informal bowled over