overmatch

o·ver·match

 (ō′vər-măch′)
tr.v. o·ver·matched, o·ver·match·ing, o·ver·match·es
1. To be more than a match for; exceed or defeat.
2. To match with a superior opponent.
n. (ō′vər-măch′)
A contest in which one opponent is distinctly superior.

overmatch

vb (tr)
1. to be more than a match for
2. (General Sporting Terms) to match with a superior opponent
n
3. a person superior in ability
4. (General Sporting Terms) a match in which one contestant is superior

o•ver•match

(ˌoʊ vərˈmætʃ)

v.t.
1. to be more than a match for; surpass; defeat.
2. to match against a superior opponent or competitor.
[1300–50; Middle English overmacchen]

overmatch


Past participle: overmatched
Gerund: overmatching

Imperative
overmatch
overmatch
Present
I overmatch
you overmatch
he/she/it overmatches
we overmatch
you overmatch
they overmatch
Preterite
I overmatched
you overmatched
he/she/it overmatched
we overmatched
you overmatched
they overmatched
Present Continuous
I am overmatching
you are overmatching
he/she/it is overmatching
we are overmatching
you are overmatching
they are overmatching
Present Perfect
I have overmatched
you have overmatched
he/she/it has overmatched
we have overmatched
you have overmatched
they have overmatched
Past Continuous
I was overmatching
you were overmatching
he/she/it was overmatching
we were overmatching
you were overmatching
they were overmatching
Past Perfect
I had overmatched
you had overmatched
he/she/it had overmatched
we had overmatched
you had overmatched
they had overmatched
Future
I will overmatch
you will overmatch
he/she/it will overmatch
we will overmatch
you will overmatch
they will overmatch
Future Perfect
I will have overmatched
you will have overmatched
he/she/it will have overmatched
we will have overmatched
you will have overmatched
they will have overmatched
Future Continuous
I will be overmatching
you will be overmatching
he/she/it will be overmatching
we will be overmatching
you will be overmatching
they will be overmatching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overmatching
you have been overmatching
he/she/it has been overmatching
we have been overmatching
you have been overmatching
they have been overmatching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overmatching
you will have been overmatching
he/she/it will have been overmatching
we will have been overmatching
you will have been overmatching
they will have been overmatching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overmatching
you had been overmatching
he/she/it had been overmatching
we had been overmatching
you had been overmatching
they had been overmatching
Conditional
I would overmatch
you would overmatch
he/she/it would overmatch
we would overmatch
you would overmatch
they would overmatch
Past Conditional
I would have overmatched
you would have overmatched
he/she/it would have overmatched
we would have overmatched
you would have overmatched
they would have overmatched
Translations
References in classic literature ?
The smallness of the army renders the natural strength of the community an overmatch for it; and the citizens, not habituated to look up to the military power for protection, or to submit to its oppressions, neither love nor fear the soldiery; they view them with a spirit of jealous acquiescence in a necessary evil, and stand ready to resist a power which they suppose may be exerted to the prejudice of their rights.
Sylla, when he commanded Rome, raised Pompey (after surnamed the Great) to that height, that Pompey vaunted himself for Sylla's overmatch. For when he had carried the consulship for a friend of his, against the pursuit of Sylla, and that Sylla did a little resent thereat, and began to speak great, Pompey turned upon him again, and in effect bade him be quiet; for that more men adored the sun rising, than the sun setting.
The veteran legions of Rome were an overmatch for the undisciplined valor of all other nations and rendered her the mistress of the world.
Is there never a glimpse of right in a poor slave-captain's mind; and cannot these be supposed available to break or elude or in any manner overmatch the tension of an inch or two of iron ring?
Your only mistake seems to be that you are too thick-headed to know when you are overmatched. I have been a diplomatist all my life," Mr.
He was younger than me, but he'd got craft, and he'd got learning, and he overmatched me five hundred times told and no mercy.
I summon all Rather to be in readiness with hand Or counsel to assist, lest I, who erst Thought none my equal, now be overmatched." So spake the old Serpent, doubting, and from all With clamour was assured their utmost aid At his command; when from amidst them rose Belial, the dissolutest Spirit that fell, The sensualest, and, after Asmodai, The fleshliest Incubus, and thus advised:-- "Set women in his eye and in his walk, Among daughters of men the fairest found.
And who knows but that even this prodigious race of mortals might be equally overmatched in some distant part of the world, whereof we have yet no discovery.
The number of whites and their Indian allies had by this time so much increased by arrivals from the rendezvous, that the Blackfeet were completely overmatched. They kept doggedly in their fort, however, making no offer of surrender.
Colonel Richard Williams and Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb said such a "paramilitary threat" would "overmatch" any land-based police force and turn London into a war zone.
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They want to get us in a fight where we don't have the overmatch we have in our mounted formations," he said.