HyperDic: overrun

English > 6 senses of the word overrun:
VERBmotionoverrun, infestinvade in great numbers
stativeoverrun, invade, infestoccupy in large numbers or live on a host
motionoverrun, overflow, well over, run over, brim overflow or run over (a limit or brim)
competitionoverrunseize the position of and defeat
cognitionoverrunrun beyond or past
NOUNactoverrun, overproductiontoo much production or more than expected
overrun > pronunciation
Soundsow'verrah.n
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > overrun: 6 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningToo much production or more than expected.
Synonymoverproduction
Broaderproduction(economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale
Spanishsobreproducción, superproducción
Catalansobreproducció, superproducció
Verbsoverrunflow or run over (a limit or brim)
English > overrun: 6 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaninginvade in great numbers.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonyminfest
Broaderinvade, occupymarch aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation
Spanishinfestar, plagar
English > overrun: 6 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningOccupy in large numbers or live on a host.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Something ----s something
Synonymsinvade, infest
BroaderinhabitBe present in
Spanishinvadir
Catalanenvair, infestar
English > overrun: 6 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningFlow or run over (a limit or brim) .
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsoverflow, well over, run over, brim over
Entailsrun, flow, feed, courseMove along, of liquids / liquids
NarrowergeyserTo overflow like a geyser
Broaderspill, run outFlow, run or fall out and become lost
Spanishdesbordarse
Catalandesbordar-se
Nounsoverruntoo much production or more than expected
English > overrun: 6 senses > verb 4, competition
Meaningseize the position of and defeat.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderget the better of, overcome, defeatwin a victory over
English > overrun: 6 senses > verb 5, cognition
MeaningRun beyond or past.
PatternSomething ----s; Something ----s something
Broaderovershootaim too high

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