Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de overrun

(verbo) 
Definition
to conquer (territory) rapidly by force of numbers
A group of rebels overran the port.A military group overran them and took four of them off.
Sinônimos
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attack
The infantry's aim was to slow attacking forces.
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assault
They would be compelled to assault the capital from the south.
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occupy
Alexandretta had been occupied by the French in 1918.
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raid
8th century Vikings set off to raid the coasts of Europe.
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invade
In 1944 the allies invaded the Italian mainland.
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assail
He was assailed by a young man.
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descend upon
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run riot over
(verbo) 
Definition
to spread over (a place) rapidly
The flower beds were overrun with weeds.
Sinônimos
spread over
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overwhelm
The small Pacific island could be overwhelmed by rising sea levels.
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swamp
We swamp them with praise, make them think that they are important.
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overflow
The river has overflowed its banks in several places.
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infest
Crime and drugs are infesting the inner cities.
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inundate
Her office was inundated with requests for tickets.
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spread like wildfire
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swarm over
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surge over
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overgrow
(verbo) 
Definition
to extend or run beyond a set limit
Costs overran the budget by about 30%.
Sinônimos
exceed
His performance exceeded all expectations.
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go beyond
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surpass
He was determined to surpass the achievements of his older brothers.
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overshoot
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outrun
The population growth will eventually outrun the supply of food.
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run over or on

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of assail
Definition
to attack violently
He was assailed by a young man.
Sinônimos
set about,
fall upon,
set upon,
lay into (informal),
in the sense of assault
Definition
to attack violently
They would be compelled to assault the capital from the south.
Sinônimos
fall on,
strike at,
swoop on,
in the sense of attack
Definition
to launch a physical assault (against)
The infantry's aim was to slow attacking forces.

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