Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

1. overreach

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌriːtʃ'] fail by aiming too high or trying too hard.

Synonyms

  • fail
  • go wrong

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • conformist
  • rested

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reach (English)
  • rechen (Middle English (1100-1500))

Featured Games

Words that Rhyme with Overreach

  • outreach

Example sentences of the word overreach


1. Noun, singular or mass
Therefore, the bible should have a broad overreach of the stories you will be creating.

2. Verb, base form
Don't overreach your spine.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Prune mopheads only when they overreach their space or become so old that they produce very few blooms.

2. overreach

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌriːtʃ'] beat through cleverness and wit.

Synonyms

  • vanquish
  • circumvent
  • surmount
  • trounce
  • outperform
  • beat
  • outwit
  • beat out
  • outfox
  • surpass
  • outgo
  • outsmart
  • exceed
  • shell
  • outstrip
  • crush
  • outmatch

Antonyms

  • confront
  • defend
  • praise
  • refresh

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reach (English)
  • rechen (Middle English (1100-1500))
Synonym.com