Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb get_the_better_of

1 sense of get the better of

Sense 1
get the better of, overcome, defeat -- (win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up")

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