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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

Editors Contribution

  1. a bridge too far

    striving beyond the ability to support the latest goal.

    their latest goal of one million subscribers of overreach.

    Submitted by anonymous on July 15, 2020  

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. President Barack Obama:

    We must always resist the overreach that comes when we make decisions based upon fear.

  2. Hawaiis Trump:

    This is, in the opinion of many, an unprecedented judicial overreach.

  3. Mayor James Knowles:

    There are a lot of things in that report that are very troubling and need to be addressed, but there are also things that are an overreach, our hope is those negotiations lead to mutual satisfaction. But if we cannot come to terms... we are not going to settle.

  4. Rob Corry:

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

  5. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence:

    This isn't about disputes between individuals, it's about government overreach.

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