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[ˌə͡ʊvəwˈɛlm], [ˌə‍ʊvəwˈɛlm], [ˌəʊ_v_ə_w_ˈɛ_l_m]

Synonyms for Overwhelm:

amaze (verb)

amaze, astonish, astound, bewilder, daze, dazzle, impress, stun, surprise.

overrun (verb)

outdistance, outpace, outrun, overrun, overshoot, overstep, overtake, surpass, transcend, transgress.

Other synonyms and related words:

Tromp, abash, abound, absorb, afflict, aggrieve, agitate, ally, amaze, anguish, animate, annihilate, annual, answer, answer conclusively, argue down, assail, assault, attack, awe, awestrike, band, baptise, baptize, batter, be absorbed by, be prodigal with, be strong, be superior to, be victorious, be victorious over, beat, beat down, beat out, bedaze, bedazzle, befall, bemuse, bend, beset, besiege, best, better, bewitch, blank, blanket, blast, blitz, blot out, blow down, blow mind, blow one's mind, blow out of the water, board, boggle, bouleverser, bow down, bowl down, bowl over, break, break down, brim over, bring down, bring low, bring to tears, bring to terms, bristle with, browbeat, bulldoze, bully, burden, bury, camouflage, capture, carry the day, cascade, cataract, catch, catch up with, chagrin, check, choke, cloak, clobber, club, combine, come upon, compel, conceal, confound, confuse, confute, conquer, consume, contradict, controvert, convince, cover, cow, crash down, crawl with, cream, creep with, crush, curry, cut down, cut short, cut small, cut up, daunt, defeat, defeat utterly, deject, deluge, demolish, demoralize, deny, depose, depress, desolate, despoil, destroy, dethrone, devastate, devour, dip, discombobulate, discomfit, disconcert, disguise, dish, dismiss, dispel, dispose of, dissipate, dissolve, distract, disturb, do away with, do for, do in, dominate, domineer, douse, downgrade, draw tears, drench, drink in, drive over, drown, drown out, drub, drug, drug the market, duck, dumbfound, dumbfounder, dumfound, dunk, dust, eat up, eclipse, elate, electrify, eliminate, embarrass, embitter, embroil, enchant, encumber, engulf, enliven, enrapture, enshroud, ensorcel, entangle, entrance, envelop, eradicate, escalade, exceed, excel, excite, exhaust, exhilarate, exterminate, fall, fascinate, fatigue, fell, fill, finish, flabbergast, flatten, flood, flood out, flood the market, floor, flow over, flummox, flush, foray, frighten, gain a victory, galvanize, gang, gang up on, get over, get the best, glut, go beyond, gorge, gravel, grieve, harry, have the best, heap, hector, hepatize, hide, hit, humble, humiliate, immerge, immerse, importune, impose, infatuate, infest, inroad, inspirit, inter, intimidate, intoxicate, inundate, invade, invigorate, involve, jam, jar, join, join forces, jolt, jump on, keep in control, knock, knock for six, knock over, know no bounds, lade, larrup, lavish, lay low, lay waste, league, lick, liquidate, load, load down, lower, make a raid, make an inroad, make away with, make helpless, make mincemeat of, mangle, maraud, massacre, master, merge, mop up, mortify, mow down, mutilate, nonplus, nullify, obliterate, obscure, obsess, oppress, oust, outdo, outrank, outreach, outroar, outshine, outshout, outstrip, outwit, overabound, overawe, overbear, overbrim, overburden, overcharge, overcome, overdo, overdose, overequip, overfeed, overflow, overfurnish, overgrow, overhaul, overlavish, overlay, overload, overmaster, overpower, overprovender, overprovide, overprovision, override, oversell, overshadow, overshoot the mark, overspread, overstock, oversupply, overswarm, overtax, overthrow, overturn, overwrite, pack a punch, paralyse, paralyze, parry, pass, paste, pauperize, perplex, perturb, petition, petrify, pile, pillage, plunder, plunge, plunge in water, polish off, pour out, pour over, pre-empt, preoccupy, press, pressure, pressurize, pressurize orpressure, prevail, prevail over, prostrate, pull down, pulverize, put to silence, puzzle, quash, quell, raid, rattle, ravage, rebut, reduce, reduce to silence, refute, relish, render speechless, repress, repulse, revel in, ride roughshod over, rivet the attention, rock, rout, route, ruin, ruination, run circles around, run over, run riot, run through, sack, sacrifice, saddle with, saturate, scale, scale the walls, scare, schmear, scourge, screen, secrete, seduce, seize, settle, shake, shake up, shatter, shellac, shock, shout down, shower, shroud, shut out, shut up, silence, sink, skunk, slaughter, slop, slosh, smash, smash all opposition, smash to pieces, smear, smite, smother, snow under, sorrow, souse, spill, spill out, spill over, squash, squelch, stagger, stare down, startle, steamroller, stifle, stimulate, stop, storm, strike, strike dead, strike dumb, strike with wonder, strip, stupefy, subdue, subjugate, submerge, submerse, subordinate, subvert, succeed, sue, superabound, supersaturate, suppress, surcharge, surround, swallow, swallow up, swamp, swarm, sweep, sweep over, take aback, take breath away, take by storm, take off, take the honours, tax, tear up, terrify, thrash, thresh, thrill, thrive, throw, throw down, throw off balance, throw over, thwart, tire, top, topple, torment, total, tower, trample, trample down, trample underfoot, travel past, tread underfoot, trim, triumph, triumph over, trouble, trounce, turn one's head, tyrannize, undermine, undo, unhorse, unify, unite, unman, unnerve, unseat, unsettle, up-end, upend, upset, upset forging, vandalize, vanquish, veil, wallop, waste, wear, wear down, wear out, weary, weigh down, well, well over, whelm, whip, whitewash, whomp, whop, win, win over, wipe out, worst, wrap, wreak havocon, wreck.

Rhymes for Overwhelm:

  1. realm, helm, elm;

Quotes for Overwhelm:

  1. I have an idea that the phrase 'weaker sex' was coined by some woman to disarm the man she was preparing to overwhelm Ogden Nash.
  2. Enlightenment must come little by little- otherwise it would overwhelm Idries Shah.
  3. One of the greatest objections which families have to New South Wales, is their apprehension of the moral effects that are likely to overwhelm them by bad example, and for which no success in life could compensate. Charles Sturt.