Synonyms and Antonyms of overreach
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 of overreach fox, outfox, outmaneuver, outslick, outsmart, outthink, outwitWords Related to overreach 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 to go beyond the limit of the mountain climbers overreached their abilities and paid for it dearly Synonyms of overreach break, outreach, outrun, overpass, exceed, overrun, overshoot, overstep, surpass, transcendWords Related to overreach encroach, entrench (also intrench), infringe, invade, trespass; overdo, overuse, overutilize, overwork
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