overbear[ oh-ver-bair ]SEE DEFINITION OF overbear
Synonyms for overbear
- be proud
- flatter oneself
- glory in
- hold head high
- puff up
- revel in
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVERBEAR
Whatever the reasons for having deserted him he was determined to overbear.
Calm, cool, firm self-possession seemed to overbear all other feelings.
There are times when the fiery heart of a man must overbear the cold brain of a soldier.
Does the sublime voice issue only to overbear and reduce him to silence?
The trees are inclined to overbear, in which case the fruits run small.
Vine variable in vigor, productive, healthy, often inclined to overbear.
Was it that in the reserved Spaniard he had encountered a force which he could not overbear?
It is apt to overbear, break in pieces, and become almost worthless.
They are not very large; beautiful in color; have a tendency to overbear and grow in clusters.
For what voices are able to overbear the din with which our theatres resound?
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR OVERBEAR
- exercise power
- have authority
- hold office
- preside over
- reign over
- take over