overcrowd


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o·ver·crowd

 (ō′vər-kroud′)
v. o·ver·crowd·ed, o·ver·crowd·ing, o·ver·crowds
v.tr.
To cause to be excessively crowded: a system of consolidation that only overcrowded the classrooms.
v.intr.
To crowd together excessively.

overcrowd

(ˌəʊvəˈkraʊd)
vb
(tr) to fill (a room, vehicle, city, etc) with more people or things than is desirable

o•ver•crowd

(ˌoʊ vərˈkraʊd)

v.t., v.i.
to crowd to an uncomfortable or undesirable excess.
[1760–70]

overcrowd


Past participle: overcrowded
Gerund: overcrowding

Imperative
overcrowd
overcrowd
Present
I overcrowd
you overcrowd
he/she/it overcrowds
we overcrowd
you overcrowd
they overcrowd
Preterite
I overcrowded
you overcrowded
he/she/it overcrowded
we overcrowded
you overcrowded
they overcrowded
Present Continuous
I am overcrowding
you are overcrowding
he/she/it is overcrowding
we are overcrowding
you are overcrowding
they are overcrowding
Present Perfect
I have overcrowded
you have overcrowded
he/she/it has overcrowded
we have overcrowded
you have overcrowded
they have overcrowded
Past Continuous
I was overcrowding
you were overcrowding
he/she/it was overcrowding
we were overcrowding
you were overcrowding
they were overcrowding
Past Perfect
I had overcrowded
you had overcrowded
he/she/it had overcrowded
we had overcrowded
you had overcrowded
they had overcrowded
Future
I will overcrowd
you will overcrowd
he/she/it will overcrowd
we will overcrowd
you will overcrowd
they will overcrowd
Future Perfect
I will have overcrowded
you will have overcrowded
he/she/it will have overcrowded
we will have overcrowded
you will have overcrowded
they will have overcrowded
Future Continuous
I will be overcrowding
you will be overcrowding
he/she/it will be overcrowding
we will be overcrowding
you will be overcrowding
they will be overcrowding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overcrowding
you have been overcrowding
he/she/it has been overcrowding
we have been overcrowding
you have been overcrowding
they have been overcrowding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overcrowding
you will have been overcrowding
he/she/it will have been overcrowding
we will have been overcrowding
you will have been overcrowding
they will have been overcrowding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overcrowding
you had been overcrowding
he/she/it had been overcrowding
we had been overcrowding
you had been overcrowding
they had been overcrowding
Conditional
I would overcrowd
you would overcrowd
he/she/it would overcrowd
we would overcrowd
you would overcrowd
they would overcrowd
Past Conditional
I would have overcrowded
you would have overcrowded
he/she/it would have overcrowded
we would have overcrowded
you would have overcrowded
they would have overcrowded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overcrowd - cause to crowd together too much; "The students overcrowded the cafeteria"
surcharge - fill to capacity with people; "The air raids had surcharged the emergency wards"
crowd, herd - cause to herd, drive, or crowd together; "We herded the children into a spare classroom"
2.overcrowd - crowd together too much
crowd together, crowd - to gather together in large numbers; "men in straw boaters and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah"
References in classic literature ?
It would overcrowd his department and spoil the record he was trying to make--but he said not a word except "All right.
We did our best not to overcrowd schools," said Jeremy Lack, of the city's No Child Left Behind office.
Ms McManus said: "The basic fact is there is a much greater chance of contracting MRSA if you are a patient in an overcrowd ed hospital.