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Definition of Overcome


  1. of Overcome
  2. To get the better of; to surmount; to conquer; to subdue; as, to overcome enemies in battle.
  3. To overflow; to surcharge.
  4. To come or pass over; to spreads over.
  5. To gain the superiority; to be victorious.

Overcome Quotations

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
Booker T. Washington

It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature.
Albert Einstein

If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.
Pat Riley

Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.
Lawrence G. Lovasik

The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.
Ben Okri
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Overcome Translations

overcome in Latin is expugno, vinco vici victum
overcome in Spanish is superar

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