Overwatched vs Overmatched - What's the difference?

overwatched | overmatched |


As verbs the difference between overwatched and overmatched

is that overwatched is (overwatch) while overmatched is (overmatch).

As an adjective overmatched is

outclassed; unable to compete.

overwatched

English

Verb

(head)
  • (overwatch)

  • overwatch

    Verb

  • To watch over.
  • Noun

    (-)
  • (military) The supervision of one unit or vehicle by another while the supervised unit is firing or moving.
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  • , passage=At a further and undefined point in the future, the American force would shrink to about seven and later five brigades — all involved in overwatch missions. }}

    overmatched

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Outclassed; unable to compete
  • Our team was completely overmatched ; we lost 10-0.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (overmatch)