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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. overwhelm: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. overwhelm: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. overwhelm: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. overwhelm: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. overwhelm: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. overwhelm: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. overwhelm: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Overwhelm: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. overwhelm: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. overwhelm: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. overwhelm: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. Overwhelm, overwhelm: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. overwhelm: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. overwhelm: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. overwhelm: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Overwhelm: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. overwhelm: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. overwhelm: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. overwhelm: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. overwhelm: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. overwhelm: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. overwhelm: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  23. overwhelm: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  24. overwhelm: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  25. Overwhelm: The Word Detective [home, info]
  26. overwhelm: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. overwhelm: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. overwhelm: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Overwhelm: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. overwhelm: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (overwhelm)

verb:  charge someone with too many tasks
verb:  overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
verb:  overcome by superior force
verb:  cover completely or make imperceptible

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Words similar to overwhelm

Words similar to overwhelm:   deluge, drown, overcome, overmaster, overpower, overtake, overwhelmed, overwhelming, submerge, whelm, awe, dominate, engulf, flood out, rout, swamp, sweep over, more...

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