Glossary of Medical Terms

Our online medical glossary of medical terms and definitions includes definitions for terms related to treatment, and general medicine


1. To get the better of; to surmount; to conquer; to subdue; as, to overcome enemies in battle. "This wretched woman overcome Of anguish, rather than of crime, hath been." (Spenser) 2. To overflow; to surcharge. 3. To come or pass over; to spreads over. "And overcome us like a summer's cloud." (Shak) Synonym: To conquer, subdue, vanquish, overpower, overthrow, overturn, defeat, crush, overbear, overwhelm, prostrate, beat, surmount. See Conquer. Origin: AS. Ofercuman. See Over, Come, and cf. Supervene. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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