American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Use "overcame" in a sentence
"Yet, as I drew nearer home, grief and fear again overcame me."
"Though Washington again overcame its problems and found a way to win, the process is becoming nerve-wracking, players said."
"Oudin overcame Julie Coin 7-6 (7-3), 6-4 in just over two hours Sunday to give the Americans an unassailable 3-0 lead."