overawe

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o·ver·awe

 (ō′vər-ô′)
tr.v. o·ver·awed, o·ver·aw·ing, o·ver·awes
To overcome or subdue by inspiring awe.

overawe

(ˌəʊvərˈɔː)
vb
(tr) to subdue, restrain, or overcome with a feeling of awe

o•ver•awe

(ˌoʊ vərˈɔ)

v.t. -awed, -aw•ing.
to restrain or subdue by inspiring awe; intimidate.
[1570–80]

overawe


Past participle: overawed
Gerund: overawing

Imperative
overawe
overawe
Present
I overawe
you overawe
he/she/it overawes
we overawe
you overawe
they overawe
Preterite
I overawed
you overawed
he/she/it overawed
we overawed
you overawed
they overawed
Present Continuous
I am overawing
you are overawing
he/she/it is overawing
we are overawing
you are overawing
they are overawing
Present Perfect
I have overawed
you have overawed
he/she/it has overawed
we have overawed
you have overawed
they have overawed
Past Continuous
I was overawing
you were overawing
he/she/it was overawing
we were overawing
you were overawing
they were overawing
Past Perfect
I had overawed
you had overawed
he/she/it had overawed
we had overawed
you had overawed
they had overawed
Future
I will overawe
you will overawe
he/she/it will overawe
we will overawe
you will overawe
they will overawe
Future Perfect
I will have overawed
you will have overawed
he/she/it will have overawed
we will have overawed
you will have overawed
they will have overawed
Future Continuous
I will be overawing
you will be overawing
he/she/it will be overawing
we will be overawing
you will be overawing
they will be overawing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overawing
you have been overawing
he/she/it has been overawing
we have been overawing
you have been overawing
they have been overawing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overawing
you will have been overawing
he/she/it will have been overawing
we will have been overawing
you will have been overawing
they will have been overawing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overawing
you had been overawing
he/she/it had been overawing
we had been overawing
you had been overawing
they had been overawing
Conditional
I would overawe
you would overawe
he/she/it would overawe
we would overawe
you would overawe
they would overawe
Past Conditional
I would have overawed
you would have overawed
he/she/it would have overawed
we would have overawed
you would have overawed
they would have overawed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overawe - subdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe; frighten (as with threats)
awe - inspire awe in; "The famous professor awed the undergraduates"
buffalo - intimidate or overawe
Translations

overawe

[ˌəʊvərˈɔː] VTintimidar
I was overawed by his presenceme sentía intimidado en su presencia
I was overawed by the occasionme sentía sobrecogido por la ocasión

overawe

[ˌəʊvərˈɔː] vtintimider
to be overawed by sth → être intimidé par qch

overawe

[ˌəʊvərˈɔː] vtintimidire
References in classic literature ?
He overawes his opponents, and their allies are prevented from joining against him.
Such goodness overawes me; I don't know what to make of it.
The old and sober part of the townspeople were very angry at the government for sending soldiers to overawe them.