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Definition 1: contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for overbear in the sense of this definition

(overbear is a kind of ...) squeeze or press together

"she compressed her lips" "the spasm contracted the muscle"

Definition 2: bear too much - [verb of creation]

(overbear is a kind of ...) bring forth

"The apple tree bore delicious apples this year" "The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers"

Definition 3: overcome - [verb of stative]

Samples where overbear or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • overbear criticism, protest, or arguments

(overbear is a kind of ...) be in control

"Her husband completely dominates her"

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