verb (used with object), o·ver·bore, o·ver·borne, o·ver·bear·ing.
verb (used without object), o·ver·bore, o·ver·borne, o·ver·bear·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM overbearo·ver·bear·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for overbear
I have through my whole life interfered to protect, not overbear, the sufferer; and I must do so now.Caleb Williams|William Godwin
If pruned the same, the grafted vines may overbear and quickly exhaust themselves.Manual of American Grape-Growing|U. P. Hedrick
He was angry, but he would never more attempt to overbear me with grand threats.The O'Ruddy|Stephen Crane
Whatever the reasons for having deserted him he was determined to overbear.Gerald Fitzgerald|Charles James Lever
In New England the Puritans were supreme, notwithstanding the efforts of the crown to overbear their authority.History of the United States|Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard