[ oh-ver-shahyn ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈʃaɪn /

verb (used with object), o·ver·shone or o·ver·shined, o·ver·shin·ing.

to outshine: One star seemed to overshine all others.
to surpass in splendor, excellence, etc.: Her singing overshone that of the opera company's more widely known contraltos.
to shine over or upon.


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Origin of overshine

before 1000; Middle English overshinen; Old English oferscīnan. See over-, shine1
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