Bedeutung von "overcome" - als Fremdsprache


verb uk us /ˌəʊvəˈkʌm/ (past tense overcame, past participle overcome)

B2 [ T ] to deal with and control a problem or feeling:

He's trying to overcome his drug addiction and find a job.
Let's hope she overcomes her shyness.
be overcome by excitement/fear/sadness, etc

to suddenly have too much of a feeling:

She was overcome by emotion.
be overcome by smoke/fumes, etc

to become sick or weak because you have been breathing smoke or poisonous gas:

One worker died when he was overcome by chemical fumes.

(Definition von "overcome" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)