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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"
References in classic literature ?
Sometimes, however, as in the affair of the assassins of Petit-Jean, the headsman of Paris, and in that of Emery Rousseau, the murderer of Jean Valleret, justice overleaped the church and passed on to the execution of its sentences; but unless by virtue of a decree of Parliament, woe to him who violated a place of asylum with armed force
But, to see it, he must have overleaped at a bound the artificial barriers he had for many years been erecting, between himself and all those subtle essences of humanity which will elude the utmost cunning of algebra until the last trumpet ever to be sounded shall blow even algebra to wreck.
Turlington's blind suspicion overleaped at a bound all the manifest improbabilities which forbade such a conclusion as this.
In Italy, to be sure, the light of the Renaissance had its palpable shadow; in breaking away from the medieval bondage into the unhesitating enjoyment of all pleasure, the humanists too often overleaped all restraints and plunged into wild excess, often into mere sensuality.