To overrun second base.
The performance overran by ten minutes, which caused some people to miss their bus home.
In machinery, a sliding piece is said to overrun its bearing when its forward end goes beyond it.
At least this year's overrun isn't as unmanagable as last year!
When a place is completely overcrowded by kids, this is an example of when kids overrun the place.
When you are supposed to run to the finish line but you run too far, this is an example of when you overrun.
When your budget is $100 and you spend $150, this is an example of when you overrun your budget.
The amount that you are over your budget is an example of your cost overrun.
The new fashion overran the country.
The river overran its banks.
Origin of overrun
- over- +"Ž run.