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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.
vb (tr) , -leaps, -leaping, -leapt or -leaped
1. to leap across
2. to defeat by taking too far
v.t. -leaped -leapt, -leap•ing.
1. to leap over or across.
2. to overreach (oneself).
Past participle: overleaped/overleapt
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|Verb||1.||overleap - defeat (oneself) by going too far|
|2.||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!"