1. to overpower the thoughts, emotions, or senses of
2. to overcome with irresistible force
3. to overcome, as with a profusion or concentration of something
4. to cover over or bury completely
5. to weigh or rest upon overpoweringly
6. Archaic to overturn
this word is used too often in my life right now. sometimes in a good way. sometimes in a not-so-good way.