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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OTHER WORDS FROM overcomeo·ver·com·er, nounun·o·ver·come, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for overcome
The awkward kid kept focusing on his game and quickly found that his desire to win, and then actually winning, overcame the cultural and social barriers he experienced.
Once the researchers overcame these challenges, though, they were able to film caterpillars competing with one another when the researchers limited the amount of available food.Monarch caterpillars head-butt each other to fight for scarce food|Curtis Segarra|November 19, 2020|Science News
The novel, which landed as Americans were entering lockdown, is a love letter to New York — and a celebration of resilience and overcoming evil.
“Simon the Fiddler,” by Paulette JilesAs the Civil War winds down, a spunky, redheaded musician falls for a pretty Irish nanny and has to overcome major obstacles to make her his wife.
She built a reputation as one of the most qualified candidates, overcoming sexism and racism along the way.Baseball told Kim Ng no (and no, and no) before it finally said yes|Candace Buckner|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Every overcomer will receive all that is contained in these seven promises.
The Pergamum overcomer is wooed away from intimacy of friendship with evil to intimacy of friendship with the coming King.
The ultimate crown is for the overcomer, and not for the untempted one.Standards of Life and Service|T. H. Howard
But to be an overcomer, I knew there must be no shrinking from duty until the last battle is fought.With God in the Yellowstone|Alma White
It is not that one overcomer receives one thing, and another another, but each one gets all of what is mentioned in the seven.