over·​fund ˌō-vər-ˈfənd How to pronounce overfund (audio)
overfunded; overfunding

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

Examples of overfund in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Policies that overfund the rich and take from the poor remain wildly popular. Anjali Enjeti, BostonGlobe.com, 16 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1953, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of overfund was in 1953

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“Overfund.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overfund. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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