from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To overcome or subdue by inspiring awe.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To restrain, subdue, or control by awe, fear, or superior influence.
  • Synonyms To intimidate, cow, daunt.

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

  • transitive verb To awe exceedingly; to intimidate or subjugate or restrain by awe or great fear.

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

  • verb subdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe; frighten (as with threats)


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From over- +‎ awe.


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