Meaning of overdrive
Pronunciation: (v.ō"vur-drīv'n.ō'vur-drīv"), [key]
— v., n. -drove, -driv•en, -driv•ing,
- to push or carry to excess; overwork.
- to drive too hard.
- a device containing a gear set at such ratio and arrangement as to provide a drive shaft speed greater than the engine crankshaft speed.
- an intense state of activity or productivity: The political campaign has shifted into overdrive.
- overdrive (Thesaurus)