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Definition of overreach verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[transitive, intransitive] overreach (yourself)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they overreach
he / she / it overreaches
past simple overreached
-ing form overreaching
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to fail by trying to achieve more than is possible In making these promises, the company had clearly overreached itself.
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