overpower in Spanish and example sentences

overpower in Spanish

Pronunciation
v. vencer, avasallar, doblegar, dominar, dominar sobre, predominar, sobreponerse a, subyugar, supeditar, triunfar sobre, vencer totalmente; ser avasallador

Example Sentences

To this opening burst, which seemed like a voice lifted up to heaven from earth, responded a sweet and distant note, which went on swelling and swelling in volume until it became a torrent of overpowering harmony.
A este primer acorde, que parecía una voz que se elevaba desde la tierra al cielo, respondió otro lejano y suave que fue creciendo, creciendo, hasta convertirse en un torrente de atronadora armonía.
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The groups were repeating it from one to another with an amazement which seemed to overpower their grief. "Jaures assassinated! And what for?"
Los grupos la repetían con una extrañeza que parecía sobreponerse al dolor: «¡Asesinado Jaurés! ¿Y por qué?»
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wishing to overpower her. The sight of all her people rising en masse was becoming an increasingly shameful torture for Desnoyers, making him think all the time of what he should have done in his youth,
que deseaban suprimirla. El espectáculo de todos sus habitantes levantándose en masa representaba para Desnoyers una tortura vergonzosa. Contemplaba a todas horas lo que él debía haber hecho en su juventud
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This same yearning was inspiring Marguerite when she came away from her lessons. She was advancing from one overpowering dread to another, accepting the first rudiments of surgery as the greatest of scientific marvels.
Este mismo ardor lo sentía Margarita al salir de sus lecciones. Avanzaba de asombro en asombro, saludando como grandes maravillas científicas los primeros rudimentos de la cirugía.
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When the morning breeze began to sift in through the little window he fell slowly into a heavy, overpowering sleep, like that of criminals condemned to death, or duellists before the fatal morning.
Cuando empezaba a soplar por el ventanillo la brisa del alba cayó lentamente en un sueño pesado, un sueño embrutecedor, igual al de los condenados a muerte o al que precede a una mañana de desafío.
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The commandos burst into the room and overpowered the hijackers.
Los comandos irrumpieron en la habitación y subyugaron a los secuestradores.
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Nature's exuberance is so overpowering.
La exuberancia de la naturaleza es tan abrumadora.
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This is because at the spring equinox, the Sun officially overpowers the evil darkness, as daytime thereafter becomes longer in duration than night, and the revitalizing conditions of spring emerge.
Esto es porque el equinoccio de Primavera, el Sol oficialmente le gana a la oscuridad, y el día es mas largo que la noche, y las condiciones revitalizantes de la Primavera surgen.
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We both have recurring dreams about being overpowered by a female bodybuilder.
Ambos tenemos sueños recurrentes sobre ser dominados por una mujer fisicoculturista.
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This is because at the spring equinox the Sun officially overpowers the evil darkness as daytime thereafter becomes longer in duration than the night and the revitalizing conditions of spring emerge.
Esto es debido al hecho que en el equinoccio de primavera, oficialmente el Sol derrota las fuerzas de las tinieblas, y el día se vuelve por tanto más largo en duración que la noche y las condiciones revitalizantes de la primavera emergen.
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The world in which we live is of a highly graphic context, overriding the linguistic context to such an extent that the visual image overpowers the brand name itself.
El mundo en el que vivimos tiene un contexto sumamente gráfico, anulando el contexto lingüístico hasta tal punto que la imagen visual se antepone a la misma marca.
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During the night when Stroszek again started another firework display, - he was overpowered by his own men.
Durante la noche cuando Stroszek comenzó otra demostración de fuegos artificiales... fue dominado por sus propios hombres.
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Outside, I was overpowered by Gunter Schmid.
Fuera, fui subyugada por Gunter Schmid.
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So, how exactly did this "one" manage to disarm and overpower a four-time national body-building champion, drag him half a block, throw him over a six-foot wall and then get him to eat his own gun?
Entonces, ¿exactamente como hizo este "uno" para desarmar y dominar... ...a un cuatro veces campeón nacional de físico culturismo... ...arrastrarlo media cuadra... ...tirarlo de una pared y después darle de comer su propia arma?
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The knights however sprang there, carried by their ebullient heat, but, stopped by a barricade of carriages, overpowered by a hail of arrows and loaded in side, they turned back with haste, and threw the disorder in the remainder of the army.
Los caballeros se lanzaron con todo, llevados por su exuberante calor, pero, detenidos por una barricada de carros, abrumados por un granizo de flechas y encargados en lado, retrocedieron camino apresuradamente, y lanzaron el desorden en el resto del ejército.
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The liqueur seems to be overpowering the butter.
El licor parece que supera a la mantequilla.
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Gemma was overpowered by the intruder and dragged downstairs.
Gemma fue superada por el intruso y arrastrada por las escaleras.
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Caught in the waters of Singapore, the gallant ship put up an heroic defence before succumbing to the overpowering air attack.
Sorprendido en aguas de Singapur, el valeroso navío se defendió de forma heroica antes de sucumbir al descomunal ataque aéreo.
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Though you may not have detected the wisp of astrakhan fur... snagged on a nail over my left shoulder... you couldn't have failed to notice the overpowering aroma... of herring pickled in vodka... in tandem with a truly unfortunate body odor.
Quizá no haya reparado en el mechón de pelo de astracán clavado a mi izquierda, pero no habrá pasado por alto el intenso olor a arenques escabechados en vodka... combinado con un desafortunado olor corporal.
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If he does set off some more - we could certainly overpower him, - for he sets off the rockets near the battlement.
Si enciende alguno más... seguramente podríamos reducirle... ya que pone los cohetes cerca de la almena.
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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