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    overrun

    overrun - Dictionary definition and meaning for word overrun

    Definition
    (noun) too much production or more than expected
    Synonyms : overproduction
    Definition
    (verb) invade in great numbers
    Synonyms : infest
    Example Sentence
    • the roaches infested our kitchen
    Definition
    (verb) occupy in large numbers or live on a host
    Synonyms : infest , invade
    Example Sentence
    • the Kudzu plant infests much of the South and is spreading to the North
    Definition
    (verb) flow or run over (a limit or brim) Definition
    (verb) seize the position of and defeat
    Example Sentence
    • the Crusaders overran much of the Holy Land
    Definition
    (verb) run beyond or past
    Example Sentence
    • The plane overran the runway
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