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Meaning of OVERMATCH

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \O`ver*match"\, v. t.
    1. To be more than equal to or a match for; hence, to
       vanquish. --Drayton.
    
    2. To marry (one) to a superior. [Obs.] --Burton.
    
    
  2. \O"ver*match`\, n.
    One superior in power; also, an unequal match; a contest in
    which one of the opponents is overmatched. --Milton. D.
    Webster.
    
    
 

 

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