Definition of overextend
: to extend or expand beyond a safe or reasonable point; especially : to commit (oneself) financially beyond what can be paid
overextensionplay \ˌō-vər-ik-ˈsten(t)-shən\ noun
Examples of overextend in a sentence
He overextended a muscle in his arm.
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Definition of overextend for English Language Learners
: to extend or stretch (something) too far
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