verb (used with object), o·ver·came [oh-ver-keym], /ˌoʊ vərˈkeɪm/, o·ver·come, o·ver·com·ing.
verb (used without object), o·ver·came [oh-ver-keym], /ˌoʊ vərˈkeɪm/, o·ver·come, o·ver·com·ing.
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Fortune recently spoke with Tedder to learn more about his new business venture, the lessons learned, the hurdles overcome, and plans for the next year.OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder on launching a hemp-infused sparkling water brand|Rachel King|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Public-health officials will also have to overcome reluctance by some Americans to get a shot.U.S. will conduct an unofficial dry run of a COVID-19 vaccine campaign this fall|Claire Zillman, reporter|August 19, 2020|Fortune
Joe knows what it’s like to struggle, which is why he gives his personal phone number to kids overcoming a stutter of their own.
Now, scientists have pinpointed a compound emitted by congregating locusts that might explain how individuals of one widespread species overcome their innate aversion to socializing.A single molecule may entice normally solitary locusts to form massive swarms|Jonathan Lambert|August 12, 2020|Science News
In addition to that tension, the Jazz will also have to overcome the absence of Bojan Bogdanović, who is out for the restart after having surgery on his wrist.Who’s Who In The NBA Bubble: The Potential Party-Crashers|Jared Dubin|July 23, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
She fails to appreciate the congressional and constitutional obstacles Johnson had to overcome to win passage of the bill.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She was separated from her colleagues after they were overcome by smoke and heat and ordered to withdraw.
To overcome these impediments, at least two tour operators bring visitors into the region.
What kind of advice would you give to young women to overcome that glass ceiling?
And that suggests these attacks were such that the victims were driven to overcome the usual reluctance to file a report.
It is not the persons who sin the least, but those who overcome the strongest temptations, who are the most virtuous.
But I have wrestled with misfortune in vain; I have struggled with want, till want has overcome me.Bentley's Miscellany, Volume II|Various
Night and day he had been examining evidence, pondering the difficulties to be overcome, and the chances of success.
Some one suggested that he might have been overcome by fear, and might have hidden himself.Our Home in the Silver West|Gordon Stables
To overcome this I made several blades with teeth as shown in the sketch.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various