overgear


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overgear

(ˌəʊvəˈɡɪə)
vb
(Accounting & Book-keeping) (tr; usually passive) to cause (a company) to have too high a proportion of loan stock and preference shares in comparison to its ordinary share capital

overgear


Past participle: overgeared
Gerund: overgearing

Imperative
overgear
overgear
Present
I overgear
you overgear
he/she/it overgears
we overgear
you overgear
they overgear
Preterite
I overgeared
you overgeared
he/she/it overgeared
we overgeared
you overgeared
they overgeared
Present Continuous
I am overgearing
you are overgearing
he/she/it is overgearing
we are overgearing
you are overgearing
they are overgearing
Present Perfect
I have overgeared
you have overgeared
he/she/it has overgeared
we have overgeared
you have overgeared
they have overgeared
Past Continuous
I was overgearing
you were overgearing
he/she/it was overgearing
we were overgearing
you were overgearing
they were overgearing
Past Perfect
I had overgeared
you had overgeared
he/she/it had overgeared
we had overgeared
you had overgeared
they had overgeared
Future
I will overgear
you will overgear
he/she/it will overgear
we will overgear
you will overgear
they will overgear
Future Perfect
I will have overgeared
you will have overgeared
he/she/it will have overgeared
we will have overgeared
you will have overgeared
they will have overgeared
Future Continuous
I will be overgearing
you will be overgearing
he/she/it will be overgearing
we will be overgearing
you will be overgearing
they will be overgearing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overgearing
you have been overgearing
he/she/it has been overgearing
we have been overgearing
you have been overgearing
they have been overgearing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overgearing
you will have been overgearing
he/she/it will have been overgearing
we will have been overgearing
you will have been overgearing
they will have been overgearing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overgearing
you had been overgearing
he/she/it had been overgearing
we had been overgearing
you had been overgearing
they had been overgearing
Conditional
I would overgear
you would overgear
he/she/it would overgear
we would overgear
you would overgear
they would overgear
Past Conditional
I would have overgeared
you would have overgeared
he/she/it would have overgeared
we would have overgeared
you would have overgeared
they would have overgeared
References in periodicals archive ?
He came down the straight and he took a little bit of time to find his stride but, when he found it, he went into overgear.
The finances of the company are also carefully structured to benefit both sets of shareholders with plenty of consideration given to looking for relatively cheap debt funding, being careful, of course, not to overgear the company.