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overrun

verb

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2 to go beyond the limit of
  • he must not overrun his authority as governor

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3 to spread or swarm over in a troublesome manner
  • ants are overrunning the garden

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overrun

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of overrun (Entry 2 of 2)

as in overgrown, verdant

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The first known use of overrun was before the 12th century

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“Overrun.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overrun. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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