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overextend

o·ver·ex·tend

overextend

 
pronunciation:
o vr ihk stend
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: overextended, overextending, overextends
definition: to extend beyond an appropriate or workable limit.
He overextended his credit with the gas company.
similar words:
overrun, strain
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derivation: overextension (n.)