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Meaning of OVERSTEP

Pronunciation:  `owvur'step

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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
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