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Synonyms of overrun

Noun


1. overproduction, overrun, production

usage: too much production or more than expected

Verb


1. infest, overrun, invade, occupy

usage: invade in great numbers; "the roaches infested our kitchen"

2. invade, overrun, infest, inhabit

usage: occupy in large numbers or live on a host; "the Kudzu plant infests much of the South and is spreading to the North"

3. overflow, overrun, well over, run over, brim over, spill, run out

usage: flow or run over (a limit or brim)

4. overrun, get the better of, overcome, defeat

usage: seize the position of and defeat; "the Crusaders overran much of the Holy Land"

5. overrun, overshoot

usage: run beyond or past; "The plane overran the runway"

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