- to commit (oneself or others) to too many obligations, too full a schedule, etc.
- to promise (something) in a quantity above that which can be provided
verbo·ver·com·mit·ted, o·ver·com·mit·ting, o·ver·com·mits
- To bind or obligate (oneself, for example) beyond the capacity for realization.
- To allocate or apportion (money, goods, or resources) in amounts incapable of replacement.
(third-person singular simple present overcommits, present participle overcommitting, simple past and past participle overcommitted)
- To make excessive commitments, either beyond one's ability or beyond what is reasonable
- Don't overcommit yourself this month.
- (computing) Allocation of more resources than are actually available.
over- +"Ž commit