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Meaning of overspend

o•ver•spend

Pronunciation: (ō"vur-spend'), [key]
— v., -spent, -spend•ing.
—v.i.
  1. to spend more than one can afford: Receiving a small inheritance, she began to overspend alarmingly.
—v.t.
  1. to spend in excess of: He was overspending his yearly salary by several thousand dollars.
  2. to spend beyond one's means (used reflexively): When the bills arrived, he realized he had foolishly overspent himself.
  3. to wear out; exhaust.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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