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o·ver·sup·ply

 (ō′vər-sə-plī′)
n. pl. o·ver·sup·plies
A supply in excess of what is appropriate or required.
tr.v. (ō′vər-sə-plī′) o·ver·sup·plied, o·ver·sup·ply·ing, o·ver·sup·plies
To supply in excess of what is appropriate or required: oversupplied the troops with blankets; oversupplied blankets to the troops.
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oversupply

(ˈəʊvəˌsəplaɪ)
n
the supply of too much or too many
vb, -plies, -plying or -plied
(tr) to supply too much (material, etc) or too many (goods, people, etc)
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o•ver•sup•ply

(
n. ˌoʊvɚsəplˈaɪ,
v. )


n., pl. -plies,
v. -plied, -ply•ing.
n.
1. a supply in excess of need.
v.t.
2. to supply in excess of need.
[1830–35]
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oversupply


Past participle: oversupplied
Gerund: oversupplying

Imperative
oversupply
oversupply
Present
I oversupply
you oversupply
he/she/it oversupplies
we oversupply
you oversupply
they oversupply
Preterite
I oversupplied
you oversupplied
he/she/it oversupplied
we oversupplied
you oversupplied
they oversupplied
Present Continuous
I am oversupplying
you are oversupplying
he/she/it is oversupplying
we are oversupplying
you are oversupplying
they are oversupplying
Present Perfect
I have oversupplied
you have oversupplied
he/she/it has oversupplied
we have oversupplied
you have oversupplied
they have oversupplied
Past Continuous
I was oversupplying
you were oversupplying
he/she/it was oversupplying
we were oversupplying
you were oversupplying
they were oversupplying
Past Perfect
I had oversupplied
you had oversupplied
he/she/it had oversupplied
we had oversupplied
you had oversupplied
they had oversupplied
Future
I will oversupply
you will oversupply
he/she/it will oversupply
we will oversupply
you will oversupply
they will oversupply
Future Perfect
I will have oversupplied
you will have oversupplied
he/she/it will have oversupplied
we will have oversupplied
you will have oversupplied
they will have oversupplied
Future Continuous
I will be oversupplying
you will be oversupplying
he/she/it will be oversupplying
we will be oversupplying
you will be oversupplying
they will be oversupplying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been oversupplying
you have been oversupplying
he/she/it has been oversupplying
we have been oversupplying
you have been oversupplying
they have been oversupplying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been oversupplying
you will have been oversupplying
he/she/it will have been oversupplying
we will have been oversupplying
you will have been oversupplying
they will have been oversupplying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been oversupplying
you had been oversupplying
he/she/it had been oversupplying
we had been oversupplying
you had been oversupplying
they had been oversupplying
Conditional
I would oversupply
you would oversupply
he/she/it would oversupply
we would oversupply
you would oversupply
they would oversupply
Past Conditional
I would have oversupplied
you would have oversupplied
he/she/it would have oversupplied
we would have oversupplied
you would have oversupplied
they would have oversupplied
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oversupply - the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
overmuch, overmuchness, superabundance, overabundance - a quantity that is more than what is appropriate; "four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy"; "we received an inundation of email"
Verb1.oversupply - supply with an excess of; "flood the market with tennis shoes"; "Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient"
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
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oversupply

noun
An amount or quantity beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate:
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Translations

oversupply

[ˌəʊvəsəˈplaɪ] VTproveer en exceso (with de) we are oversupplied with carstenemos exceso de coches
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References in periodicals archive ?
Receiving oversupplies of medications could result in adverse events if excess medications are actually taken, and wasted health care resources and increased patient and health system costs even if not taken (Stroupe et al.
On the other hand, duplicate prescriptions from multiple, unconnected non-VA prescribers would likely be identified before they were dispensed when the pharmacy attempts to bill the Part D plan, as most payers employ computerized utilization management systems designed to prevent dispensing of oversupplies (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 2016).
We also have no way of knowing whether oversupplies were actually ingested.