Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who overcomes, vanquishes, or surmounts.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who overcomes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who overcomes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who overcomes and establishes ascendancy and control by force or persuasion

Etymologies

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overcome +‎ -er

Examples

  • Promises are made only to the "overcomer," and to those who shall "endure unto the end."

    Commentary on Revelation

  • "On campus, where I went to Bible school, the word 'overcomer' was used a lot, but nobody talked about what it really meant," he says.

    MMD Newswire: Press Release News Wire

  • Chapters in the book detail and define the role of the "overcomer" in what Wright describes as the "world of compromise" we live in today.

    MMD Newswire: Press Release News Wire

  • Now I am one big challenge-overcomer, people, and I have a whole host of things I could discuss.

    When Personal Life Interferes

  • An attempt to escape reality (her home and life are very gloomy now) and retreat into this mystical meditative "place", instead of believing God and His concrete Word will help you to face reality, as an overcomer.

    The Better Part

  • I think that when you go through things like this, you have to be an overcomer, you know.

    CNN Transcript Oct 11, 2009

  • I think that when you go through things like this, you have to be an overcomer, you know.

    CNN Transcript Oct 8, 2009

  • Helen Adams Keller was an overcomer, I think we can agree on that.

    Dr. Susan Corso: Daring to Adventure

  • Disgusted, the “overcomer” me called the other me a “wimp” and I armed myself with a dozen #2 pencils and plenty of good erasers.

    My Resolution

  • Disgusted, the “overcomer” me called the other me a “wimp” and I armed myself with a dozen #2 pencils and plenty of good erasers.

    My Resolution

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