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overreach

verb

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  1. 1 to get the better of through cleverness a real estate developer who is always trying to overreach his competitors, fair means or foul Synonyms fox, outfox, outmaneuver, outslick, outsmart, outthink, outwitRelated Words outguess, second-guess; baffle, balk, circumvent, foil, frustrate, thwart; cozen, deceive, dupe, fool, gull, trick; conquer, defeat, lick, overcome; bar, block, hinder, impede, obstruct

  2. 2 to go beyond the limit of the mountain climbers overreached their abilities and paid for it dearly Synonyms break, outreach, outrun, overpass, exceed, overrun, overshoot, overstep, surpass, transcendRelated Words encroach, entrench (also intrench), infringe, invade, trespass; overdo, overuse, overutilize, overwork


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