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overdo

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verb, over·do \ˌō-vər-ˈdü\

Simple Definition of overdo

  • : to do too much of (something) : to do (something) in an excessive or extreme way

  • : to use too much of (something)

  • : to cook (food) for too long

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of overdo

overdidplay \-ˈdid\overdoneplay \-ˈdən\overdoingplay \-ˈdü-iŋ\overdoesplay \-ˈdəz\

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to do in excess b :  to use to excess c :  exaggerate

  3. 2 :  to cook too long

  4. 3 :  exhaust

  5. intransitive verb
  6. :  to go to extremes


OVERDO Defined for Kids

overdo

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verb over·do \ˌō-vər-ˈdü\

Definition of overdo for Students

overdid \-ˈdid\overdone \-ˈdən\overdoing \-ˈdü-iŋ\

  1. 1 :  to do too much of <Don't overdo it exercising.>

  2. 2 :  to use too much of <They overdid the decorations.>

  3. 3 :  to cook too long <I overdid the steak.>





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