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o·ver·spend

 (ō′vər-spĕnd′)
v. o·ver·spent (-spĕnt′), o·ver·spend·ing, o·ver·spends
v.intr.
To spend more than is prudent or necessary.
v.tr.
1. To spend in excess of: overspend one's income.
2. To tire out; exhaust: was overspent with toil.

o′ver·spend′er n.

overspend

vb, -spends, -spending or -spent
1. to spend in excess of (one's desires or what one can afford or is allocated)
2. (tr; usually passive) to wear out; exhaust
n
the amount by which someone or something is overspent

o•ver•spend

(ˌoʊ vərˈspɛnd)

v. -spent, -spend•ing. v.i.
1. to spend more than one can afford.
v.t.
2. to spend in excess of: to overspend one's salary.
3. to wear out; exhaust.
[1580–90]

overspend


Past participle: overspent
Gerund: overspending

Imperative
overspend
overspend
Present
I overspend
you overspend
he/she/it overspends
we overspend
you overspend
they overspend
Preterite
I overspent
you overspent
he/she/it overspent
we overspent
you overspent
they overspent
Present Continuous
I am overspending
you are overspending
he/she/it is overspending
we are overspending
you are overspending
they are overspending
Present Perfect
I have overspent
you have overspent
he/she/it has overspent
we have overspent
you have overspent
they have overspent
Past Continuous
I was overspending
you were overspending
he/she/it was overspending
we were overspending
you were overspending
they were overspending
Past Perfect
I had overspent
you had overspent
he/she/it had overspent
we had overspent
you had overspent
they had overspent
Future
I will overspend
you will overspend
he/she/it will overspend
we will overspend
you will overspend
they will overspend
Future Perfect
I will have overspent
you will have overspent
he/she/it will have overspent
we will have overspent
you will have overspent
they will have overspent
Future Continuous
I will be overspending
you will be overspending
he/she/it will be overspending
we will be overspending
you will be overspending
they will be overspending
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overspending
you have been overspending
he/she/it has been overspending
we have been overspending
you have been overspending
they have been overspending
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overspending
you will have been overspending
he/she/it will have been overspending
we will have been overspending
you will have been overspending
they will have been overspending
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overspending
you had been overspending
he/she/it had been overspending
we had been overspending
you had been overspending
they had been overspending
Conditional
I would overspend
you would overspend
he/she/it would overspend
we would overspend
you would overspend
they would overspend
Past Conditional
I would have overspent
you would have overspent
he/she/it would have overspent
we would have overspent
you would have overspent
they would have overspent
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overspend - spend more than available of (a budget)
spend - spend completely; "I spend my pocket money in two days"
underspend - spend less than the whole of (a budget, for example)
2.overspend - spend at a high rate
ware, squander, consume, waste - spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not"
underspend - spend at less than the normal rate
Translations
يُنْفِق أكثَر من الضَّروري
bruge for mange penge
túlköltekezik
eyîa um efni fram
iššvaistyti pinigus
pārtērēties
minúť veľa peňazí
çok fazla para harcamak

overspend

[ˌəʊvəˈspend] (overspent (pt, pp)) [ˌəʊvəˈspent]
A. VT to overspend one's allowancegastar más de lo que permite su asignación
B. VIgastar demasiado or más de la cuenta
we have overspent by 50 dollarshemos gastado 50 dólares de más or más de lo que debíamos

overspend

[ˌəʊvərˈspɛnd] [overspent] (pt, pp)
vidépasser son budget
We have overspent by 5,000 dollars → Nous avons dépassé notre budget de 5 000 dollars.
[ˈəʊvərspɛnd] n [council, organization] → excédent m des dépenses
an overspend of ... → un excédent des dépenses de ...
an overspend on sth → un excédent des dépenses sur qch

overspend

[ˌəʊvəˈspɛnd] (overspent (pt, pp)) [ˌəʊvəˈspɛnt] vispendere troppo
we have overspent by 5,000 dollars → abbiamo speso 5.000 dollari di troppo

overspend

(ouvəˈspend) past tense, past participle ˌoverˈspent (-t) verb
to spend too much money. He overspent on his new house.
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