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1. overbear

verb. contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery.

Synonyms

  • constrict
  • squeeze
  • compact
  • contract
  • compress
  • press

Antonyms

  • undercharge
  • decompress
  • decompression
  • unclasp

Etymology

  • bear (English)
  • bere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. overbear

verb. bear too much.

Synonyms

  • bear

Antonyms

  • gain
  • distributed

Etymology

  • bear (English)
  • bere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. overbear

verb. overcome.

Antonyms

  • tall

Etymology

  • bear (English)
  • bere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

Sentences with overbear


1. Verb, base form
Proper pruning is essential or it can overbear.

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