Overcommit definition

ōvər-kə-mĭt
To allocate or apportion (money, goods, or resources) in amounts incapable of replacement.
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To bind or obligate (oneself, for example) beyond the capacity for realization.
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To be or become overcommitted.
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To commit (oneself or others) to too many obligations, too full a schedule, etc.
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To promise (something) in a quantity above that which can be provided.
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To make excessive commitments, either beyond one's ability or beyond what is reasonable.

Don't overcommit yourself this month.

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(computing) Allocation of more resources than are actually available.
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Origin of overcommit

  • over- +"Ž commit

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