overcommit

(redirected from overcommits)
Also found in: Legal.

o·ver·com·mit

 (ō′vər-kə-mĭt′)
v. o·ver·com·mit·ted, o·ver·com·mit·ting, o·ver·com·mits
v.tr.
1. To bind or obligate (oneself, for example) beyond the capacity for realization.
2. To allocate or apportion (money, goods, or resources) in amounts incapable of replacement.
v.intr.
To be or become overcommitted.

o′ver·com·mit′ment n.

overcommit

(ˌəʊvəkəˈmɪt)
vb, -mits, -mitting or -mitted
(tr) to promise, undertake, or allocate more than the available resources justify

o•ver•com•mit

(ˌoʊ vər kəˈmɪt)

v.t. -mit•ted, -mit•ting.
to commit more than is feasible, desirable, or necessary.
[1950–55]

overcommit


Past participle: overcommitted
Gerund: overcommitting

Imperative
overcommit
overcommit
Present
I overcommit
you overcommit
he/she/it overcommits
we overcommit
you overcommit
they overcommit
Preterite
I overcommitted
you overcommitted
he/she/it overcommitted
we overcommitted
you overcommitted
they overcommitted
Present Continuous
I am overcommitting
you are overcommitting
he/she/it is overcommitting
we are overcommitting
you are overcommitting
they are overcommitting
Present Perfect
I have overcommitted
you have overcommitted
he/she/it has overcommitted
we have overcommitted
you have overcommitted
they have overcommitted
Past Continuous
I was overcommitting
you were overcommitting
he/she/it was overcommitting
we were overcommitting
you were overcommitting
they were overcommitting
Past Perfect
I had overcommitted
you had overcommitted
he/she/it had overcommitted
we had overcommitted
you had overcommitted
they had overcommitted
Future
I will overcommit
you will overcommit
he/she/it will overcommit
we will overcommit
you will overcommit
they will overcommit
Future Perfect
I will have overcommitted
you will have overcommitted
he/she/it will have overcommitted
we will have overcommitted
you will have overcommitted
they will have overcommitted
Future Continuous
I will be overcommitting
you will be overcommitting
he/she/it will be overcommitting
we will be overcommitting
you will be overcommitting
they will be overcommitting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overcommitting
you have been overcommitting
he/she/it has been overcommitting
we have been overcommitting
you have been overcommitting
they have been overcommitting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overcommitting
you will have been overcommitting
he/she/it will have been overcommitting
we will have been overcommitting
you will have been overcommitting
they will have been overcommitting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overcommitting
you had been overcommitting
he/she/it had been overcommitting
we had been overcommitting
you had been overcommitting
they had been overcommitting
Conditional
I would overcommit
you would overcommit
he/she/it would overcommit
we would overcommit
you would overcommit
they would overcommit
Past Conditional
I would have overcommitted
you would have overcommitted
he/she/it would have overcommitted
we would have overcommitted
you would have overcommitted
they would have overcommitted
Translations

overcommit

[ˌəʊvəkəˈmɪt] VT to overcommit o.s (financially) → contraer cargas financieras en exceso; (at work) → comprometerse a trabajar más de lo que se puede
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Alabama is old-school offense--power running, high-percentage passing, the occasional deep throw when the defense overcommits to the run, and solid, big-play defense with a stout d-line.
If the Nissan-Renault alliance overcommits itself to GM, the three companies could drag each other into the mire.
Milan Osterc, will be tasked with testing the questionable resolve of Nadal and Hierro if Spain's midfield overcommits.