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Verb: overbear (overbore,overborne)  ,ow-vu(r)'behr
  1. Overcome
    "overbear criticism, protest, or arguments"
  2. Bear too much
  3. Contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery
    - bear down

Derived forms: overbearing, overbears, overbore, overborne

Type of: bear, compact, compress, constrict, contract, dominate, press, squeeze, turn out