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Synonyms for overrun
ˌoʊ vərˈrʌn; ˈoʊ vərˌrʌnover·run

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. overrun

    Synonyms:
    lay-waste, devastate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overproduction, overrunverb

    too much production or more than expected

    Synonyms:
    overproduction

  2. infest, overrunverb

    invade in great numbers

    "the roaches infested our kitchen"

    Synonyms:
    well over, overflow, brim over, infest, run over, invade

  3. invade, overrun, infestverb

    occupy in large numbers or live on a host

    "the Kudzu plant infests much of the South and is spreading to the North"

    Synonyms:
    well over, invade, encroach upon, intrude on, run over, brim over, obtrude upon, occupy, overflow, infest

  4. overflow, overrun, well over, run over, brim oververb

    flow or run over (a limit or brim)

    Synonyms:
    overflow, run down, run over, bubble over, brim over, invade, spill over, infest, well over

  5. overrunverb

    seize the position of and defeat

    "the Crusaders overran much of the Holy Land"

    Synonyms:
    well over, overflow, brim over, infest, run over, invade

  6. overrunverb

    run beyond or past

    "The plane overran the runway"

    Synonyms:
    well over, overflow, brim over, infest, run over, invade

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. overrunverb

    Synonyms:
    run over, spread over

  2. overrunverb

    Synonyms:
    ravage, devastate, despoil, lay waste

  3. overrunverb

    Synonyms:
    overflow, run over

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. overrunverb

    Synonyms:
    infringe, invade

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#11433exceeded
#12225overflow
#15899occupy
#16766saturation
#21460invade
#21581invaded
#25211submerged
#30720overrun
#47840swamped
#51973exceedance
#55811offside
#57854overtaking
#70188overshoot
#78032overproduction
#78259infest
#80715devastate
#151742exceedence

How to use overrun in a sentence?

  1. Dan Kelly:

    By Thanksgiving things had exploded. The hospital was getting overrun by Ebola patients.

  2. Farhad Sediqi:

    I am very concerned with the security situation when the Taliban are able to overrun or threaten our provinces and when we have no head of defense or intelligence.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    I heard a parliamentarian from Ukraine today saying, 'Our people are being killed, our country's being overrun, and people are complaining about paying a little more for the price of gas.' Well, we don't want people to have to pay a little more for the price of gas.

  4. Bill Roggio:

    If the base falls and the prison is overrun, these detainees can bolster the ranks of these terror groups.

  5. Liz Cullison:

    The packages got larger and larger and larger, that all overflowed out into the lobby. Now the lobby is overrun with packages.


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