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

 

overreach

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈriːtʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈriːtʃ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they overreach
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈriːtʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈriːtʃ//
 
he / she / it overreaches
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈriːtʃɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈriːtʃɪz//
 
past simple overreached
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈriːtʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈriːtʃt//
 
past participle overreached
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈriːtʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈriːtʃt//
 
-ing form overreaching
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈriːtʃɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈriːtʃɪŋ//
 
 
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[transitive, intransitive] overreach (yourself) to fail by trying to achieve more than is possible In making these promises, the company had clearly overreached itself.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: overreach