GRAMMAR


The past simple and the past participle of overcome

Conjugation of the verb overcome:

Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':

overcome

Past Simple:

overcame

Past Partciple:

overcome

Present Partciple:

overcoming

Third Person Singular:

overcomes

Definition:

To succeed in dealing with a problem or difficulty.

Example(s):

He managed to overcome anxiety and depression.
He couldn't overcome his financial problems.

Similar verbs

The irregular verbs in the table below have the same pattern as overcome. They are:

- Verbs with the 'o-a-o' pattern.
- Verbs like 'become, became, become'.

Verb Simple past Past Participle
become became become
come came come
overcome overcame overcome