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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. Stephen Weymouth:

    He feels hugely remorseful for everything that's happened — for the injuries and the deaths — but he never intended to cause harm to anybody, it seems to be a bit of an overreach.

  2. 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.

  3. Jeremy Tedesco:

    The( administration's) lawless interpretation ignores the will of The Republican-controlled Congress in enacting Title IX, it's a clear case of federal overreach.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    The House version is going nowhere in the Senate, it's basically typical Democratic overreach to try to control everything in Washington. We have no interest in that.

  5. Tom Reed:

    This is about the power of the purse, and I think there needs to be a recognition that in our Constitution the power of the purse rests in Congress and us being able to influence where that money is spent, i think it is prudent and reasonable and just so long as we don't overreach and don't become extreme, I think there is a path there to come to a conclusion that everyone can agree to.

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