overcrowd(redirected from overcrowds)
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v. o·ver·crowd·ed, o·ver·crowd·ing, o·ver·crowds
To cause to be excessively crowded: a system of consolidation that only overcrowded the classrooms.
To crowd together excessively.
(tr) to fill (a room, vehicle, city, etc) with more people or things than is desirable
to crowd to an uncomfortable or undesirable excess.
Past participle: overcrowded
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|Verb||1.||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"
|2.||overcrowd - crowd together too much|