Synonyms and related words:
beat down, bend, break, break down, bring low, bring to terms, browbeat, bulldoze, bully, castrate, clamp down on, coerce, compel, conquer, cow, crush, daunt, deck, despotize, domineer, domineer over, enslave, floor, grind, grind down, henpeck, humble, humiliate, intimidate, keep down, keep under, lord it over, master, oppress, overawe, overbear, overcome, overmatch, overpower, override, overset, overthrow, overturn, overwhelm, press heavy on, quell, reduce, repress, ride over, ride roughshod over, send flying, silence, subdue, subjugate, suppress, surmount, terrorize, trample down, trample underfoot, trample upon, tread down, tread underfoot, tread upon, trip, trip up, tyrannize, tyrannize over, unman, upset, walk all over, walk over, weigh heavy on

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • overmaster — index beat (defeat), defeat, overthrow, repress, subject Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • overmaster — [ō΄vər mas′tər] vt. [ME overmaistren] to overcome; conquer; subdue …   English World dictionary

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  • overmaster — transitive verb Date: 14th century overpower, subdue …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • overmaster — overmasteringly, adv. /oh veuhr mas teuhr, mah steuhr/, v.t. to gain mastery over; conquer; overpower: The sudden impulse had quite overmastered me. [1300 50; ME; see OVER , MASTER] * * * …   Universalium

  • overmaster — verb to overpower or overwhelm Did I forget! Shall I ever . . . can I ever! Can any of us ever forget that terrible scene! Mina struggled hard to keep her brave countenance, but the pain overmastered her and she put her hands before her face, and …   Wiktionary

  • overmaster — v. subdue; overpower, become master of …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overmaster — verb literary overcome; conquer …   English new terms dictionary

  • overmaster — v. a. See overpower …   New dictionary of synonyms

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