Overdo

Definition of Overdo

O`ver`do´
v. t.1.To do too much; to exceed what is proper or true in doing; to exaggerate; to carry too far.
[imp. Overdid ; p. p. Overdone ; p. pr. & vb. n. Overdoing.]
Anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing.
- Shak.
2.To overtask. or overtax; to fatigue; to exhaust; as, to overdo one's strength.
3.To surpass; to excel.
4.To cook too much; as, to overdo the meat.
v. i.1.To labor too hard; to do too much.

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