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Synonyms for overreach
ˌoʊ vərˈritʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overreach(verb)

    fail by aiming too high or trying too hard

    Synonyms:
    beat, outfox, outsmart, outwit, circumvent

  2. outwit, overreach, outsmart, outfox, beat, circumvent(verb)

    beat through cleverness and wit

    "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"

    Synonyms:
    baffle, exhaust, stupefy, elude, circumvent, stick, perplex, vanquish, get, mystify, outfox, fudge, flummox, beat, surround, outwit, tick, sidestep, hem in, nonplus, trounce, besiege, pulsate, drum, parry, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, duck, beat out, dodge, gravel, thump, evade, ticktack, put off, thrum, hedge, outmaneuver, ticktock, amaze, quiver, outmanoeuvre, pound, work over, puzzle, bewilder, crush, tucker, vex, beleaguer, wash up, skirt, outsmart, pose, scramble, shell

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. overreach(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    deceive, cheat, dupe, circumvent, defraud, swindle, cozen, bamboozle, gull, trick, victimize, diddle, chouse, take in, impose upon

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. overreach(v)

    Synonyms:
    outwit, dupe, swindle, cheat

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How to use overreach in a sentence?

  1. Rob Corry:

    This is a massive unprecedented overreach by the prosecution ... on a vehicle accident.

  2. David Bossie:

    I believe that the overreach that Democrats will show every American will have a boomerang effect. There could be some political benefit to The President when the American people are educated as to the ridiculous nature of what they are doing, it energizes our base, but it also speaks directly to those very few people in the middle in those very important swing states.

  3. John Cornyn:

    Today's victory is an important one, but the fight to reverse the President's unconstitutional overreach is not over, the President must respect the rule of law and fully obey the court's ruling.

  4. Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant:

    Our office has talked to the Texas attorney general's office and I intend, as soon as possible, to join the lawsuit against this latest example of federal overreach.

  5. Pat McCrory:

    The basic expectation of privacy in the most personal of settings, a restroom or locker room, for each gender was violated by government overreach and intrusion by the mayor and city council of Charlotte.

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