Meaning of overachieve

o•ver•a•chieve

Pronunciation: (ō"vur-u-chēv'), [key]
— -chieved, -chiev•ing.
  1. to perform, esp. academically, above the potential indicated by tests of one's mental ability or aptitude.
  2. to perform better or achieve more than expected, esp. by others.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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