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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: overreach (0.01043 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to overreach.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: overreach overreach v 1: fail by aiming too high or trying too hard 2: beat through cleverness and wit; “I beat the traffic”; “She outfoxed her competitors” [syn: outwit, outsmart, outfox, beat, circumvent]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Overreach Overreach \O`ver*reach"\ ([=o]`v[~e]r*r[=e]ch"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overreached, (Overraught, obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. Overreaching.] [1913 Webster] 1. To reach above or beyond in any direction. [1913 Webster] 2. To deceive, or get the better of, by artifice or cunning; to outwit; to cheat. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To defeat one's own purpose by trying to do too much or by trying too hard or with excessive eagerness; -- used reflexively; as, the candidate overreached himself by trying to plant false rumors, which backfired/ [PJC] Overreach \O`ver*reach"\, v. i. 1. To reach too far; as: (a) To strike the toe of the hind foot against the heel or shoe of the forefoot; -- said of horses. (b) (Naut.) To sail on one tack farther than is necessary. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To cheat by cunning or deception. [1913 Webster] Overreach \O"ver*reach`\ ([=o]"v[~e]r*r[=e]ch`), n. The act of striking the heel of the fore foot with the toe of the hind foot; -- said of horses. [1913 Webster]

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