from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To grow over with herbage or foliage.
- transitive v. To grow beyond or too large for.
- intransitive v. To grow beyond normal or usual size.
- intransitive v. To become grown over, as with unwanted vegetation or weeds.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To grow beyond one's boundaries or containments.
- v. To grow over; (of one thing) to cause (a second thing) to become overgrown (with or by the first thing).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To grow over; to cover with growth or herbage, esp. that which is rank.
- transitive v. To grow beyond; to rise above; hence, to overcome; to oppress.
- intransitive v. To grow beyond the fit or natural size; to grow too large.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To cover with growth or herbage.
- To grow beyond; rise above; grow too big for; outgrow.
- To overcome; weigh down; oppress.
- To grow beyond the fit or natural size.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. become overgrown
- v. grow beyond or across
- v. grow too large
over- + grow (Wiktionary)