Overdoing


Overdoing
Overdo O`ver*do", v. t. [imp. {Overdid}; p. p. {Overdone}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overdoing}.] 1. To do too much; to exceed what is proper or true in doing; to exaggerate; to carry too far. [1913 Webster]

Anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To overtask. or overtax; to fatigue; to exhaust; as, to overdo one's strength. [1913 Webster]

3. To surpass; to excel. [R.] --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

4. To cook too much; as, to overdo the meat. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.