Synonyms and Antonyms of overpower
1 to bring under one's control by force of arms the invading army overpowered the countryside with lightning speed Synonyms of overpower dominate, conquer, pacify, subdue, subject, subjugate, subordinate, vanquishWords Related to overpower annihilate, beat, clobber, crush, defeat, drub, lick, mow (down), overcome, prevail (over), reduce, rout, skunk, smash, thrash, triumph (over), trounce, wallop, whip; enslave; break, clamp down (on), crack down (on), put down, quash, quell, repress, silence, smother, snuff (out), squash, squelch, suppressNear Antonyms of overpower discharge, emancipate, enfranchise, free, liberate, manumit, release, spring, unbind, uncage, unchain, unfetter
2 to subject to incapacitating emotional or mental stress overpowered by fear of the unknown Synonyms of overpower crush, devastate, floor, grind (down), oppress, overcome, overmaster, overwhelm, prostrate, snow under, swamp, whelmWords Related to overpower deluge, drown, sink; confute, defeat, refute; break, demoralize, distress, disturb, rock, shatter, stagger, throw, unman, unnerve, upset
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