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o·ver·leap

 (ō′vər-lēp′)
tr.v. o·ver·leaped or o·ver·leapt (-lĕpt′), o·ver·leap·ing, o·ver·leaps
1. To leap across or over.
2. To defeat (oneself or one's purpose) by going too far.

overleap

(ˌəʊvəˈliːp)
vb (tr) , -leaps, -leaping, -leapt or -leaped
1. to leap across
2. to defeat by taking too far

o•ver•leap

(ˌoʊ vərˈlip)

v.t. -leaped -leapt, -leap•ing.
1. to leap over or across.
2. to overreach (oneself).
[before 900]

overleap


Past participle: overleaped/overleapt
Gerund: overleaping

Imperative
overleap
overleap
Present
I overleap
you overleap
he/she/it overleaps
we overleap
you overleap
they overleap
Preterite
I overleaped/overleapt
you overleaped/overleapt
he/she/it overleaped/overleapt
we overleaped/overleapt
you overleaped/overleapt
they overleaped/overleapt
Present Continuous
I am overleaping
you are overleaping
he/she/it is overleaping
we are overleaping
you are overleaping
they are overleaping
Present Perfect
I have overleaped/overleapt
you have overleaped/overleapt
he/she/it has overleaped/overleapt
we have overleaped/overleapt
you have overleaped/overleapt
they have overleaped/overleapt
Past Continuous
I was overleaping
you were overleaping
he/she/it was overleaping
we were overleaping
you were overleaping
they were overleaping
Past Perfect
I had overleaped/overleapt
you had overleaped/overleapt
he/she/it had overleaped/overleapt
we had overleaped/overleapt
you had overleaped/overleapt
they had overleaped/overleapt
Future
I will overleap
you will overleap
he/she/it will overleap
we will overleap
you will overleap
they will overleap
Future Perfect
I will have overleaped/overleapt
you will have overleaped/overleapt
he/she/it will have overleaped/overleapt
we will have overleaped/overleapt
you will have overleaped/overleapt
they will have overleaped/overleapt
Future Continuous
I will be overleaping
you will be overleaping
he/she/it will be overleaping
we will be overleaping
you will be overleaping
they will be overleaping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overleaping
you have been overleaping
he/she/it has been overleaping
we have been overleaping
you have been overleaping
they have been overleaping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overleaping
you will have been overleaping
he/she/it will have been overleaping
we will have been overleaping
you will have been overleaping
they will have been overleaping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overleaping
you had been overleaping
he/she/it had been overleaping
we had been overleaping
you had been overleaping
they had been overleaping
Conditional
I would overleap
you would overleap
he/she/it would overleap
we would overleap
you would overleap
they would overleap
Past Conditional
I would have overleaped/overleapt
you would have overleaped/overleapt
he/she/it would have overleaped/overleapt
we would have overleaped/overleapt
you would have overleaped/overleapt
they would have overleaped/overleapt
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overleap - defeat (oneself) by going too far
overdo, exaggerate - do something to an excessive degree; "He overdid it last night when he did 100 pushups"
2.overleap - jump across or leap over (an obstacle)overleap - jump across or leap over (an obstacle)
bound, jump, leap, spring - move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
hurdle - jump a hurdle
3.overleap - leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
forget - forget to do something; "Don't forget to call the chairman of the board to the meeting!"
pass over, skip, skip over, jump - bypass; "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"
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