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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.
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overleap

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

(ˌoʊ vərˈlip)

v.t. -leaped -leapt, -leap•ing.
1. to leap over or across.
2. to overreach (oneself).
[before 900]
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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
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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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References in classic literature ?
A moody child and wildly wise Pursued the game with joyful eyes, Which chose, like meteors, their way, And rived the dark with private ray: They overleapt the horizon's edge, Searched with Apollo's privilege; Through man, and woman, and sea, and star Saw the dance of nature forward far; Through worlds, and races, and terms, and times Saw musical order, and pairing rhymes.
The victory put Liverpool on top of the Premier League with 14 points from six matches andndash; before Chelsea overleapt them on goal difference with a 2-0 victory at Stoke.
While in performance gaps in the story can be overleapt and the identity of shifting speakers clarified by change of voice or gesture, the printed poem can be trickier: inattention can lead to confusion.
(36) Yet aside from the (incidentally, true) objection that nobody could possibly be interested in yet another repetition of such a string of tired cliches, it would be more to the point to remark that something has literally escaped our eager dilettante's attention, running off into the woods during his well-rehearsed diatribe, for in so athletically jumping to conclusions he has simultaneously overleapt the still-unexplained gap in the order of sacrificial events, as well as the full explanatory power of Freud's essay, which does not, after all, begin and end with the idea of Taboo.