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2 definitions found
 for O`ver*bear
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Overbear \O`ver*bear"\, v. t.
     1. To bear down or carry down, as by excess of weight, power,
        force, etc.; to overcome; to suppress.
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              The point of reputation, when the news first came of
              the battle lost, did overbear the reason of war.
                                                    --Bacon.
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              Overborne with weight the Cyprians fell. --Dryden.
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              They are not so ready to overbear the adversary who
              goes out of his own country to meet them. --Jowett
                                                    (Thucyd. )
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     2. To domineer over; to overcome by insolence.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Overbear \O`ver*bear"\, v. i.
     To bear fruit or offspring to excess; to be too prolific.
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