overfund

verb
over·​fund | \ ˌō-vər-ˈfənd \
overfunded; overfunding

Definition of overfund

transitive verb

: to provide more than sufficient funds for … others often complain that schools overfund athletics and underfund art programs.— Sarah Finley an overfunded pension plan

First Known Use of overfund

1953, in the meaning defined above

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