Thesaurus

overruns

verb
present tense third-person singular of overrun

Synonyms & Antonyms of overruns

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

Synonyms for overruns

Words Related to overruns

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

Synonyms for overruns

Words Related to overruns

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About overruns

Thesaurus Entries Near overruns

overrunning

overruns

oversaw

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Overruns.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overruns. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on overruns

Nglish: Translation of overruns for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of overruns for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!