overstep

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verb over·step \ˌō-vər-ˈstep\

Examples of overstep in a Sentence

  1. the principal overstepped her authority in ordering everyone to remain in the unheated school

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of overstep

before 12th century



OVERSTEP Defined for English Language Learners

overstep

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verb over·step \ˌō-vər-ˈstep\

Definition of overstep for English Language Learners

  • : to go beyond what is proper or allowed by (something)


OVERSTEP Defined for Kids

overstep

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verb over·step \ˌō-vər-ˈstep\

Definition of overstep for Students

overstepped

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overstepping

  1. :  to step over or beyond :  exceed She overstepped her authority.



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