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[あっ()·とう()]
attou
suru verb, noun

English Meaning(s) for 圧倒

suru verb, noun
  1. to overwhelm (e.g. an opponent); to overpower; to crush; to defeat completely
  2. to overwhelm (someone with emotion); to move; to impress; to fill with emotion (usu. in the passive as 圧倒される)
  3. to intimidate; to frighten; to threaten

Definition and Synonyms for 圧倒

Overwhelm overcome by superior force
Synonyms: 圧す, 圧す, 圧する, 圧倒, 押す, 押しまくる, 飲む
Submerge cover completely or make imperceptible
Synonyms: 圧す, 圧す, 圧する, 圧倒, 押す, 飲む
Whelm overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
Synonyms: 圧倒

Meanings for each kanji in 圧倒

pressure; push; overwhelm; oppress; dominate Kanji Details »
overthrow; fall; collapse; drop; break down Kanji Details »

Categories 圧倒 is a member of

Trounce come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
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Spread Over form a cover over
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Kindle call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 圧倒

Sample Sentences for 圧倒

He resolutely pushed forward from the start, overwhelming and pushing out his off-balance opponent.
Mom-and-pop bakeries were overwhelmed by supermarkets.
He was overcome by numbers.
The stench of rotting flesh overwhelmed us as we entered the room.
The chapter on the Russian Revolution really blew me away.

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