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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb O`ver*come"
  1. To get the better of; to surmount; to conquer; to subdue; as, to overcome enemies in battle."This wretched woman overcome Of anguish, rather than of crime, hath been." [Spenser.]
  2. To overflow; to surcharge.(Obs)
  3. To come or pass over; to spread over.(Obs)"And overcome us like a summer's cloud." [Shak.]
    synonyms: To conquer; subdue; vanquish; overpower; overthrow; overturn; defeat; crush; overbear; overwhelm; prostrate; beat; surmount. See Conquer.

Etymology: AS. ofercuman. See Over Come, and cf. Supervene

verb O`ver*come"
To gain the superiority; to be victorious.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome
  2. Win a victory over ("You must overcome all difficulties")
  3. Get on top of; deal with successfully
  4. Overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli

From Middle English overcomen, from Old English ofercuman (“to overcome, subdue, compel, conquer, obtain, attain, reach, overtake”), corresponding to over- +‎ come. Cognate with Dutch overkomen (“to overcome”), German überkommen (“to overcome”), Danish overkomme (“to overcome”), Swedish överkomma (“to overcome”).

What does the name Overcome mean?

Ois for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

Vis for vision, few can share.

Eis for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Ris for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

Cis for calm, a pleasant trait.

Ois for ornate, nothing plain here!

Mis for musical, your hidden talent!

Eis for endear, all those you touch.

Past life for Overcome born Jun 30, 2012

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Alaska approximately on 1350. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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