overindulge


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o·ver·in·dulge

 (ō′vər-ĭn-dŭlj′)
v. o·ver·in·dulged, o·ver·in·dulg·ing, o·ver·in·dulg·es
v.tr.
1. To indulge (a desire, craving, or habit) to excess: overindulging a fondness for cake.
2. To indulge (a person) excessively: overindulges his children.
v.intr.
To indulge in something to excess.

o′ver·in·dul′gence n.
o′ver·in·dul′gent adj.
o′ver·in·dul′gent·ly adv.

overindulge

(ˌəʊvərɪnˈdʌldʒ)
vb
1. to indulge (in something, esp food or drink) immoderately; binge
2. (tr) to yield excessively to the wishes of; spoil
ˌoverinˈdulgence n
ˌoverinˈdulgent adj

o•ver•in•dulge

(ˌoʊ vər ɪnˈdʌldʒ)

v.t., v.i. -dulged, -dulg•ing.
to indulge to excess.
[1735–45]

overindulge


Past participle: overindulged
Gerund: overindulging

Imperative
overindulge
overindulge
Present
I overindulge
you overindulge
he/she/it overindulges
we overindulge
you overindulge
they overindulge
Preterite
I overindulged
you overindulged
he/she/it overindulged
we overindulged
you overindulged
they overindulged
Present Continuous
I am overindulging
you are overindulging
he/she/it is overindulging
we are overindulging
you are overindulging
they are overindulging
Present Perfect
I have overindulged
you have overindulged
he/she/it has overindulged
we have overindulged
you have overindulged
they have overindulged
Past Continuous
I was overindulging
you were overindulging
he/she/it was overindulging
we were overindulging
you were overindulging
they were overindulging
Past Perfect
I had overindulged
you had overindulged
he/she/it had overindulged
we had overindulged
you had overindulged
they had overindulged
Future
I will overindulge
you will overindulge
he/she/it will overindulge
we will overindulge
you will overindulge
they will overindulge
Future Perfect
I will have overindulged
you will have overindulged
he/she/it will have overindulged
we will have overindulged
you will have overindulged
they will have overindulged
Future Continuous
I will be overindulging
you will be overindulging
he/she/it will be overindulging
we will be overindulging
you will be overindulging
they will be overindulging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overindulging
you have been overindulging
he/she/it has been overindulging
we have been overindulging
you have been overindulging
they have been overindulging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overindulging
you will have been overindulging
he/she/it will have been overindulging
we will have been overindulging
you will have been overindulging
they will have been overindulging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overindulging
you had been overindulging
he/she/it had been overindulging
we had been overindulging
you had been overindulging
they had been overindulging
Conditional
I would overindulge
you would overindulge
he/she/it would overindulge
we would overindulge
you would overindulge
they would overindulge
Past Conditional
I would have overindulged
you would have overindulged
he/she/it would have overindulged
we would have overindulged
you would have overindulged
they would have overindulged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overindulge - overeat or eat immodestlyoverindulge - overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream"
eat - eat a meal; take a meal; "We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls"; "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation"

overindulge

verb drink or eat too much, overdo it, live it up (informal), pig out (slang), have a binge (informal), make a pig of yourself (informal), go on the piss (taboo slang), be immoderate or intemperate We all overindulge occasionally.

overindulge

verb
To treat with indulgence and often overtender care:
Translations

overindulge

[ˌəʊvərɪnˈdʌldʒ]
A. VT [+ child] → mimar, consentir; [+ passion] → dar rienda suelta a, dejarse llevar por
B. VIexcederse
everyone overindulges at Christmastodo el mundo se excede en Navidades
to overindulge in alcoholabusar del alcohol

overindulge

[ˌəʊvərɪnˈdʌldʒ] vifaire des excès
to overindulge in alcohol → faire des excès de boisson

overindulge

vt
personzu nachsichtig sein mit, zu viel durchgehen lassen (+dat)
fantasies, passion etcallzu freien Lauf lassen (+dat)
vizu viel genießen; (as regards eating also) → Völlerei betreiben; I overindulged at the partyich habe auf der Party ein bisschen zu viel des Guten gehabt; to overindulge in winezu viel Wein trinken
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