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overgrow

o·ver·grow

overgrow

 
pronunciation:
o vr gro [or] o vr gro
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: overgrew, overgrowing, overgrown, overgrows
definition 1: to spread over with a thick cover of foliage.
The ivy had overgrown the old car.
definition 2: to grow too much or too large for.
The tree overgrew the space for which we had intended it.
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