Translation of "overcome" - English-Turkish dictionary


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

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

üstesinden gelmek, alt etmek, halletmek, çözmek, kurtulmak
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

etkilenmek, etkisinde kalmak, kapılmak, birden kapılmak
She was overcome by emotion.
be overcome by smoke/fumes, etc

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

dumandan/zehirli gazdan etkilenmek, boğulmak, duman altı olmak, boğulmak
One worker died when he was overcome by chemical fumes.

(Translation of “overcome” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)