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overspend

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verb over·spend \ˌō-vər-ˈspend\

Simple Definition of overspend

  • : to spend more than the planned or proper amount of money

Full Definition of overspend

over·spent play \-ˈspent\ over·spend·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to spend or use to excess :  exhaust

  3. 2 :  to exceed in expenditure

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to spend beyond one's means

over·spend·er noun

Examples of overspend

  1. The studio clearly overspent on marketing, and the movie was still a flop.



Circa 1618

First Known Use of overspend

circa 1618


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