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overrun

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Noun, Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)
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o=ver=run
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7 in 7 verses (in OT : 7 in 7 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

overrunv. t. 
  •  To run over; to grow or spread over in excess; to invade and occupy; to take possession of; as, the vine overran its trellis; the farm is overrun with witch grass.  [1913 Webster]
    "Those barbarous nations that overran the world."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To exceed in distance or speed of running; to go beyond or pass in running.  [1913 Webster]
    "Ahimaaz ran by the way of the plain, and overran Cushi."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To go beyond; to extend in part beyond; as, one line overruns another in length.  [1913 Webster]
    " In machinery, a sliding piece is said to overrun its bearing when its forward end goes beyond it."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To abuse or oppress, as if by treading upon.  [1913 Webster]
    "None of them the feeble overran."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To carry over, or back, as type, from one line or page into the next after, or next before.  [1913 Webster]
overrunv. i. 
  •  To run, pass, spread, or flow over or by something; to be beyond, or in excess.  [1913 Webster]
    "Despised and trodden down of all that overran."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To extend beyond its due or desired length; as, a line, or advertisement, overruns.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

overrun, v. & n.
--v.tr. (-running; past -ran; past part. -run)
1 (of vermin, weeds, etc.) swarm or spread over.
2 conquer or ravage (territory) by force.
3 (of time, expenditure, production, etc.) exceed (a fixed limit).
4 Printing carry over (a word etc.) to the next line or page.
5 Mech. rotate faster than.
6 flood (land).
--n.
1 an instance of overrunning.
2 the amount of this.
3 the movement of a vehicle at a speed greater than is imparted by the engine.

Etymology
OE oferyrnan (as OVER-, RUN)

THESAURUS

overrun

adopt, appropriate, arrogate, assume, attack, balance, beat, beset, bespread, blitz, bonus, branch, branch out, bud, burgeon, burst forth, cascade, cataract, clobber, colonize, compose, conquer, crawl with, creep with, defeat, deluge, dense, deploy, despoil, destroy, diffuse, disperse, dividend, drub, engulf, enslave, exaggerate, exaggeration, exceed, excess, expand, extend, extend throughout, extra, exuberant, fan, fan out, fill, flare, flood, flourish, flourishing, foray, gemmate, germinate, go beyond, gratuity, gross, grow, grow rank, harry, heavy, hit and run, hog, honeycomb, imbue, impenetrable, impose, indent, infest, inroad, inundate, inundation, invade, jump a claim, jungled, jungly, justify, know no bounds, lagniappe, lambaste, leaf, leaf out, leave, leave no void, leaven, leftover, lick, lush, luxuriant, luxuriate, make free with, make up, make use of, maraud, margin, monopolize, occupy, open, open up, outspread, outstep, outstretch, overabound, overage, overbrim, overdo, overfill, overflow, overflowing, overgo, overgrow, overgrown, overgrowth, overjump, overleap, overmeasure, overpass, overplus, overreach, override, overrunning, overset, overshoot, overshoot the field, overshoot the mark, overspill, overspread, overspreading, overstep, overstock, overstride, oversupply, overswarm, overwhelm, pass, penetrate, permeate, pervade, pi, pi a form, pillage, plague, plunder, plus, pour out, pour over, pourboire, preempt, preoccupy, prepossess, pullulate, put forth, put forth leaves, put out buds, raid, ramify, rank, ravage, remainder, requisition, ride down, ride over, ride roughshod over, riot, riotous, root, run down, run over, run riot, run through, sack, scourge, set, set in print, shoot, shoot up, sit on, slop, slosh, smear, something extra, spare, spill, spill out, spill over, splay, spraddle, sprangle, sprawl, spread, spread like wildfire, spread out, sprout, sprout up, squat on, storm, strike root, strip, subjugate, submerge, suffuse, superabound, superiority, surpass, surplus, surplusage, swamp, swarm, swarm with, sweep, take all of, take it all, take over, take possession of, take root, take up, teem, teem with, thick, thrash, tip, trample, trample on, trample underfoot, trample upon, transcend, transfuse, tread upon, trim, unfold, unweeded, upspear, upsprout, usurp, vandalize, vegetate, weed-choked, weed-ridden, weedy, whelm, widen

ROGET THESAURUS

overrun

Printing

VB print, compose, put to press, go to press, pass through the press, see through the press, publish, bring out, appear in print, rush into print, distribute, makeup, mortise, offset, overrun, rout.

Redundancy

VB superabound, overabound, know no bounds, swarm, meet one at every turn, creep with, crawl with, bristle with, overflow, run over, flow over, well over, brim over, run riot, overrun, overstock, overlay, overcharge, overdose, overfeed, overburden, overload, overdo, overwhelm, overshoot the mark, surcharge, supersaturate, gorge, glut, load, drench, whelm, inundate, deluge, flood, drug, drug the market, hepatize, choke, cloy, accloy, suffocate, pile up, lay on thick, impregnate with, lavish, send coals to Newcastle, carry coals to Newcastle, carry owls to Athens, teach one's grandmother to suck eggs, pisces natare docere, kill the slain, gild refined gold, gild the lily, butter one's bread on both sides, put butter upon bacon, employ a steam engine to crack a nut, exaggerate, wallow in roll in, remain on one's hands, hang heavy on hand, go a begging.

Deterioration

VB be worse, be deteriorated, become worse, become deteriorated Adj, have seen better days, deteriorate, degenerate, fall off, wane, ebb, retrograde, decline, droop, go down, go downhill, go from bad to worse, go farther and fare worse, jump out of the frying pan into the fire, run to seed, go to seed, run to waste swale, sweal, lapse, be the worse for, sphacelate: break, break down, spring a leak, crack, start, shrivel, fade, go off, wither, molder, rot, rankle, decay, go bad, go to decay, fall into decay, fall into the sear and yellow leaf, rust, crumble, shake, totter, totter to its fall, perish, die, deteriorate, weaken, put back, set back, taint, infect, contaminate, poison, empoison, envenom, canker, corrupt, exulcerate, pollute, vitiate, inquinate, debase, embase, denaturalize, denature, leaven, deflower, debauch, defile, deprave, degrade, ulcerate, stain, discolor, alloy, adulterate, sophisticate, tamper with, prejudice, pervert, prostitute, demoralize, brutalize, render vicious, embitter, acerbate, exacerbate, aggravate, injure, impair, labefy, damage, harm, hurt, shend, scath, scathe, spoil, mar, despoil, dilapidate, waste, overrun, ravage, pillage, wound, stab, pierce, maim, lame, surbate, cripple, hough, hamstring, hit between wind and water, scotch, mangle, mutilate, disfigure, blemish, deface, warp, blight, rot, corrode, erode, wear away, wear out, gnaw, gnaw at the root of, sap, mine, undermine, shake, sap the foundations of, break up, disorganize, dismantle, dismast, destroy, damnify, do one's worst, knock down, deal a blow to, play havoc with, play sad havoc with, play the mischief with, play the deuce with, play the very devil with, play havoc among, play sad havoc among, play the mischief among, play the deuce among, play the very devil among, decimate.

N deterioration, debasement, wane, ebb, recession, retrogradation, decrease, degeneracy, degeneration, degenerateness, degradation, depravation, depravement, devolution, depravity, demoralization, retrogression, masochism, impairment, inquination, injury, damage, loss, detriment, delaceration, outrage, havoc, inroad, ravage, scath, perversion, prostitution, vitiation, discoloration, oxidation, pollution, defoedation, poisoning, venenation, leaven, contamination, canker, corruption, adulteration, alloy, decline, declension, declination, decadence, decadency, falling off, caducity, decrepitude, decay, dilapidation, ravages of time, wear and tear, corrosion, erosion, moldiness, rottenness, moth and rust, dry rot, blight, marasmus, atrophy, collapse, disorganization, delabrement (destruction), aphid, Aphis, plant louse, puceron, vinefretter, vinegrub, wreck, mere wreck, honeycomb, magni nominis umbra, jade, plug, rackabones, skate, tackey, tacky, have seen better days, deteriorate, degenerate, fall off, wane, ebb, retrograde, decline, droop, go down, go downhill, go from bad to worse, go farther and fare worse, jump out of the frying pan into the fire, run to seed, go to seed, run to waste swale, sweal, lapse, be the worse for, sphacelate: break, break down, spring a leak, crack, start, shrivel, fade, go off, wither, molder, rot, rankle, decay, go bad, go to decay, fall into decay, fall into the sear and yellow leaf, rust, crumble, shake, totter, totter to its fall, perish, die, deteriorate, weaken, put back, set back, taint, infect, contaminate, poison, empoison, envenom, canker, corrupt, exulcerate, pollute, vitiate, inquinate, debase, embase, denaturalize, denature, leaven, deflower, debauch, defile, deprave, degrade, ulcerate, stain, discolor, alloy, adulterate, sophisticate, tamper with, prejudice, pervert, prostitute, demoralize, brutalize, render vicious, embitter, acerbate, exacerbate, aggravate, injure, impair, labefy, damage, harm, hurt, shend, scath, scathe, spoil, mar, despoil, dilapidate, waste, overrun, ravage, pillage, wound, stab, pierce, maim, lame, surbate, cripple, hough, hamstring, hit between wind and water, scotch, mangle, mutilate, disfigure, blemish, deface, warp, blight, rot, corrode, erode, wear away, wear out, gnaw, gnaw at the root of, sap, mine, undermine, shake, sap the foundations of, break up, disorganize, dismantle, dismast, destroy, damnify, do one's worst, knock down, deal a blow to, play havoc with, play sad havoc with, play the mischief with, play the deuce with, play the very devil with, play havoc among, play sad havoc among, play the mischief among, play the deuce among, play the very devil among, decimate, Adj, unimproved &c (improve), deteriorated, altered, altered for the worse, injured, sprung, withering, spoiling, on the wane, on the decline, tabid, degenerate, marescent, worse, the worse for, all the worse for, out of repair, out of tune, imperfect, the worse for wear, battered, weathered, weather-beaten, stale, passe, shaken, dilapidated, frayed, faded, wilted, shabby, secondhand, threadbare, worn, worn to a thread, worn to a shadow, worn to the stump, worn to rags, reduced, reduced to a skeleton, far gone, tacky, decayed, moth-eaten, worm-eaten, mildewed, rusty, moldy, spotted, seedy, time-worn, moss-grown, discolored, effete, wasted, crumbling, moldering, rotten, cankered, blighted, tainted, depraved, decrepid, decrepit, broke, busted, broken, out of commission, hors de combat, out of action, broken down, done, done for, done up, worn out, used up, finished, beyond saving, fit for the dust hole, fit for the wastepaper basket, past work, at a low ebb, in a bad way, on one's last legs, undermined, deciduous, nodding to its fall, tottering, past cure, fatigued, retrograde, deleterious, out of the frying pan into the fire, agrescit medendo, what a falling off was there!.

Presence

VB exist in space, be present, assister, make one of, make one at, look on, attend, remain, find oneself, present oneself, show one's face, fall in the way of, occur in a place, lie, stand, occupy, be there, people, inhabit, dwell, reside, stay, sojourn, live, abide, lodge, nestle, roost, perch, take up one's abode, tenant, resort to, frequent, haunt, revisit, fill, pervade, permeate, be diffused, be disseminated, be through, over spread, overrun, run through, meet one at every turn.

Expansion

VB become larger &c (large), expand, widen, enlarge, extend, grow, increase, incrassate, swell, gather, fill out, deploy, take open order, dilate, stretch, distend, spread, mantle, wax, grow up, spring up, bud, bourgeon, shoot, sprout, germinate, put forth, vegetate, pullulate, open, burst forth, gain flesh, gather flesh, outgrow, spread like wildfire, overrun, be larger than, surpass, render larger &c (large), expand, spread, extend, aggrandize, distend, develop, amplify, spread out, widen, magnify, rarefy, inflate, puff, blow up, stuff, pad, cram, exaggerate, fatten.


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