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overrun

o·ver·run

overrun

 
pronunciation:
o vr ruhn
part of speech: verb
inflections: overran, overrun, overrunning, overruns
definition 1: to spread over, taking hold.
Weeds have overrun the garden.
synonyms:
swarm
similar words:
beset, engulf, spread
definition 2: to run past; go beyond.
The batter overran first base.
synonyms:
exceed
similar words:
overdo, pass, surpass
definition 3: to flow over; flood.
The creek overran its banks.
synonyms:
deluge, flood, overflow
similar words:
engulf, submerge