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overshoot

o·ver·shoot

overshoot

pronunciation:
o vr shut
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: overshooting, overshoots, overshot
definition: to go over, beyond, or above (a specific goal, target, or the like); miss or overreach.
The student pilot overshot the runway.A successful charity overshoots its fundraising goals.
similar words:
overreach, overrun
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to go or shoot over or beyond a target.