Definition of overpay verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

overpay

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈpeɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈpeɪ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they overpay
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈpeɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈpeɪ//
 
he / she / it overpays
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈpeɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈpeɪz//
 
past simple overpaid
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈpeɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈpeɪd//
 
past participle overpaid
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈpeɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈpeɪd//
 
-ing form overpaying
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈpeɪɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈpeɪɪŋ//
 
 
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[usually passive] overpay somebody to pay somebody too much; to pay somebody more than their work is worth I think he’s grossly overpaid for what he does. opposite underpay
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: overpay