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Meaning of OVERSTEP

Pronunciation:  `owvur'step

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  pass beyond; of limits and boundaries
  2. [v]  go beyond; "She exceeded out expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year"
 

OVERSTEP is a 8 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: exceed, go past, pass, top, transcend, transgress, trespass
 
 See Also: excel, go across, go through, pass, stand out, surpass

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O`ver*step"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overstepped}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Overstepping}.] [AS. ofersteppan.]
To step over or beyond; to transgress. --Shak.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abuse a privilege, advance upon, bother, break bounds, encroach, encroach upon, exaggerate, exceed, go beyond, go too far, impose on, impose upon, inconvenience, infringe, intrude, invade, irrupt, know no bounds, make an inroad, make free with, obtrude upon, outstep, overdo, overgo, overjump, overleap, overpass, overreach, overrun, overshoot, overshoot the field, overshoot the mark, overstep the bounds, overstride, pass, presume on, presume upon, superabound, surpass, take a liberty, take liberties, transcend, transgress, trespass, trouble, usurp
 

 

 

 

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