Overcome - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Overcome.

BEAT
  1. wear out completely; "This kind of work exhausts me"; "I'm beat"; "He was all washed up after the exam"
  2. move with a flapping motion; "The bird's wings were flapping"
  3. the act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing
  4. be a mystery or bewildering to;
  5. move with a thrashing motion; "The bird flapped its wings"; "The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky"
  6. a stroke or blow; "the signal was two beats on the steam pipe"
  7. come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"
  8. glare or strike with great intensity; "The sun was beating down on us"
  9. a regular rate of repetition; "the cox raised the beat"
  10. beat through cleverness and wit; "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"
  11. make a rhythmic sound;
BEST
  1. the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others; "he could beat the best of them"
  2. favorably; with approval; "their neighbors spoke well of them"; "he thought well of the book"
  3. in excellent physical condition;
  4. Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978)
  5. to a suitable or appropriate extent or degree; "the project was well underway"; "the fetus has well developed organs"; "his father was well pleased with his grades"
  6. appealing to the mind;
  7. it would be sensible; "you'd best stay at home"
  8. in financial comfort; "They live well"; "she has been able to live comfortably since her husband died"
  9. agreeable or pleasing;
  10. (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable; "it would be better to speak to him"; "the White House thought it best not to respond"
RISEABOVE
SURMOUNT
  1. be or do something to a greater degree;
  2. get on top of; deal with successfully; "He overcame his shyness"
  3. reach the highest point of; "We scaled the Mont Blanc"
  4. be on top of; "The scarf surmounted the gown"
Clue Database Last Updated: 19/01/2018 9:00am

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