Definition of Overreach. Meaning of Overreach. Synonyms of Overreach

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Definition of Overreach

Overreach
Overreach O"ver*reach`, n. The act of striking the heel of the fore foot with the toe of the hind foot; -- said of horses.
Overreach
Overreach O`ver*reach", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overreached, (Overraught, obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. Overreaching.] 1. To reach above or beyond in any direction. 2. To deceive, or get the better of, by artifice or cunning; to outwit; to cheat. --Shak.
Overreach
Overreach O`ver*reach", v. i. 1. To reach too far; as: (a) To strike the toe of the hind foot against the heel or shoe of the forefoot; -- said of horses. (b) (Naut.) To sail on one tack farther than is necessary. --Shak. 2. To cheat by cunning or deception.

Meaning of Overreach from wikipedia

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