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- v. To think too highly or arrogantly of (oneself).
- v. To make or render arrogant and overweening.
- v. To overwhelm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To think too highly or arrogantly; to regard one's own thinking or conclusions too highly; hence, to be egotistic, arrogant, or rash, in opinion; to think conceitedly; to presume.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To think too highly or confidently, especially of one's self; be arrogantly conceited; presume: now chiefly in the present participle.
- To make conceited or arrogant.
From Middle English overwēnen ("To be presumptuous, be over-confident; presume"), from Old English oferwennan ("ang") and Old English oferwenian ("to be proud, become insolent, or presumptuous"). (Wiktionary)