Abhibhavati; 2 Definition(s)
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abhibhavati : (abhi + bhū + a) overcomes; conquers.(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Abhibhavati, (abhi + bhavati) to overcome, master, be lord over, vanquish, conquer S.I, 18, 32, 121 (maraṇaṃ); IV, 71 (rāgadose), 117 (kodhaṃ), 246, 249 (sāmikaṃ); J.I, 56, 280; PvA.94 (= balīyati, vaḍḍhati). — fut. abhihessati see abhihāreti 4. — ger. abhibhuyya Vin.I, 294; Dh.328; It.41 (māraṃ sasenaṃ); Sn.45, 72 (°cārin), 1097, Nd2 85 (= abhibhavitvā ajjhottharitvā, pariyādiyitvā); and abhibhavitvā PvA.113 (= pasayha), 136. — grd. abhibhavanīya to be overcome PvA.57. — Pass. ppr. abhibhūyamāna being overcome (by) PvA.80, 103. — pp. abhibhūta (q. v.). (Page 67)(Source): Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
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