overpower in German and example sentences

overpower in German

Pronunciation
v. überwältigen, mit Gewalt übernehmen; übernehmen

Example Sentences

Caesar easily overpowered these people, but it had cost him precious time and resources.
Cäsar überwältigte dieses Volk mit Leichtigkeit, allerdings kostete ihn das wertvolle Zeit und Ressourcen.
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The thought of the young gray goose had overpowered him.
Der Gedanke an die junge Gans hatte ihn übermannt.
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Then what must his feelings be now, when he was so tiny that two or three of them could overpower him?
Wie sollte er das jetzt nicht tun, wo er so klein war, dass zwei oder drei von ihnen ihn überwältigen konnten?
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Tom overpowered Mary.
Tom übermannte Maria.
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Tom overpowered the guard and took his gun.
Tom überwältigte den Wachmann und nahm seine Waffe.
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Tom overpowered Mary.
Tom überwältigte Maria.
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Because, unfortunately, the forum was overpowered by very specific and special issues.
Doch leider wurde das Forum absolut von Einzel- und Spezialthemen beherrscht.
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The donations made by people in the European Union and throughout the world are a truly overpowering demonstration of goodwill.
Der gute Wille, der sich in den Spenden der Menschen in der Europäischen Union und in aller Welt dokumentiert, ist wirklich überwältigend.
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I should also like to praise the courage of the members of the council who managed to overpower the intruder.
Gleichfalls möchte ich den Mut der Mitglieder des Stadtrats, die den Attentäter zu überwältigen vermochten, würdigen.
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Synonyms for overpower
overcome: subdue, discomfit, stun, overwhelm
Verb forms for overpower
Present participle: overpowering
Present: overpower (3.person: overpowers)
Past: overpowered
Future: will overpower
Present conditional: would overpower
Present Perfect: have overpowered (3.person: has overpowered)
Past Perfect: had overpowered
Future Perfect: will have overpowered
Past conditional: would have overpowered