Definition of Overcame

1. Verb. (simple past of overcome) ¹



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Definition of Overcame

1. overcome [v] - See also: overcome

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overcame

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overcame (current term)
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Literary usage of Overcame

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"They soon overcame the organized, centred at once about the popular hero, Protestant troops and she was able to enter Edin- Henri de Guise, and within a few ..."

2. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1813)
"... whom they overcame ? Had they lefs motives than we have ? or do we hope for lefs glory ? We muft all die ; and hi the equality of that common iate, ..."

3. Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of His Noble by Thomas Malory, William Caxton (1903)
"CHAPTER VII How Sir Launcelot fought against Sir Mador for the queen, and how he overcame Sir Mador, and discharged the queen. THEN the king called to that ..."

4. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"... of those whom thirst and the intense heat of the day overcame, or who had become disheartened by the failure of the other assaulting columns, ..."

5. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"Such as drunk the blood of the saints, the prophets and martyrs, did make war against the saints, and overcame them. But now the saints and the Lamb have ..."

6. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"Such as drunk the blood of the saints, the prophets and martyrs, did make war against the saints, and overcame them. But now the saints and the Lamb have ..."

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