Examples of overgrow in a Sentence
The weeds have overgrown the garden.
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Barnacles and other sea life has overgrown the metal.
This corner was previously overgrown and generally uninviting.
First, to be clear: Candida can overgrow in the body and cause problems.
Industry needed photographs for promotion, but post-Civil War industrialization so clearly made America an important power that people treasured stereographs of fields overgrown by technical apparatus.
Many of the temples were later overgrown by jungle, while others remained important religious sites for the Khmer.
In this bleached and vulnerable state, they can be rapidly overgrown by another kind of algae called turf algae.
A few days of stubble almost overgrew a soul patch under his lip, like weeds overtaking a garden.
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Definition of overgrow for English Language Learners
: to grow in an uncontrolled way and completely cover or fill (something)
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