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1. overrun

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌrən'] invade in great numbers.

Synonyms

  • infest
  • invade

Antonyms

  • idle
  • integrate
  • stay

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • run (English)
  • ronnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Overrun

  • anyone
  • blowgun
  • cableone
  • dipanjan
  • everyone
  • grandson
  • grandson
  • greenspun
  • handgun
  • homespun
  • outgun
  • poynton
  • shimbun
  • shotgun
  • someone
  • stepson
  • wesun

Sentences with overrun


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The buyer is responsible for costs that overrun the escrow total.

2. Adjective
The Chateau served as a defense against invaders crossing the Pyrenees and was never once overrun.

3. Verb, past participle
This means that your aquarium will not be overrun with baby snails.

2. overrun

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˌrən'] too much production or more than expected.

Synonyms

  • production

Antonyms

  • ebb
  • arrive

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • run (English)
  • ronnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. overrun

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌrən'] run beyond or past.

Antonyms

  • unearned run

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • run (English)
  • ronnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. overrun

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌrən'] occupy in large numbers or live on a host.

Synonyms

  • infest
  • invade

Antonyms

  • continue
  • unnaturally
  • breastfeed

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • run (English)
  • ronnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. overrun

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌrən'] seize the position of and defeat.

Synonyms

  • get the better of
  • defeat

Antonyms

  • exempt
  • confine
  • fail

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • run (English)
  • ronnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. overrun

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌrən'] flow or run over (a limit or brim).

Synonyms

  • overflow
  • spill
  • run
  • brim over
  • geyser
  • flow
  • run over
  • run out
  • course
  • feed

Antonyms

  • inflow
  • outflow
  • efflux
  • motionlessness

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • run (English)
  • ronnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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