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Definition 1: beat through cleverness and wit - [verb of competition]

Samples where overreach or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I beat the traffic
  • She outfoxed her competitors

Synonyms for overreach in the sense of this definition

(overreach is a kind of ...) be or do something to a greater degree

"her performance surpasses that of any other student I know" "She outdoes all other athletes" "This exceeds all my expectations" "This car outperforms all others in its class"

(overreach has a similar meaning as ...) come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

"Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship" "We beat the competition" "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"

(overreach is a kind of ...) be unsuccessful

"Where do today's public schools fail?" "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"

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