Overreach definitions

ō'vər-rēch'
To reach or extend over or beyond.
verb
85
2
To miss by reaching too far or attempting too much.

Overreach a goal.

verb
82
2
To defeat (oneself) by going too far or by doing or trying to gain too much.
verb
79
2
To get the better of, especially by deceitful cleverness; outwit.
verb
76
1
To reach or go too far.
verb
73
2
To overreach oneself.
verb
70
1
To outwit or cheat others.
verb
67
1
To strike the front part of a hind foot against the rear or side part of a forefoot or foreleg on the same side of the body. Used of a horse.
verb
64
2
To reach too far.
verb
47
1
To strike the forefoot with the hind foot.
verb
44
1
To reach or stretch beyond or above; extend beyond.
verb
41
1
To reach too far for and miss.
verb
38
1
To get the better of by cunning or cheating; outwit.
verb
35
0
The act of striking the heel of the fore foot with the toe of the hind foot; -- said of horses.
noun
4
0
To reach above or beyond in any direction.
verb
4
0
To reach too far.
verb
4
0
The act of extending or reaching too far, overextension.
noun
1
0
To deceive, or get the better of, by artifice or cunning; to outwit; to cheat.

verb
1
0
(of horses) To strike the toe of the hind foot against the heel or shoe of the forefoot.
verb
1
0
(nautical) To sail on one tack farther than is necessary.

verb
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Origin of overreach

over- +"Ž reach.