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overstep

verb

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  1. to go beyond the limit of <the principal overstepped her authority in ordering everyone to remain in the unheated school> Synonyms break, outreach, outrun, overpass, overreach, overrun, overshoot, exceed, surpass, transcendRelated Words encroach, entrench (also intrench), infringe, invade, trespass; overdo, overuse, overutilize, overwork




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