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English verb: overbear

1. overbear (stative) overcome

SamplesOverbear criticism, protest, or arguments.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)dominate

2. overbear (creation) bear too much

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)bear, turn out

3. overbear (contact) contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery

Synonymsbear down

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)compact, compress, constrict, contract, press, squeeze

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