from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The issue, as of notes or securities, in excess of the issuer's capital, credit, or authority.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To issue shares or banknotes to an extent beyond the ability to pay, or in excess of authorization
- n. The act of so overissuing
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An excessive issue; an issue, as of notes or bonds, exceeding the limit of capital, credit, or authority.
- transitive v. To issue in excess.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To issue in excess, as bank-notes or bills of exchange beyond the number or amount authorized by law or warranted by the capital stock; more loosely, to issue in excess of the wants of the public or the ability of the issuer to pay; issue contrary to law, prudence, or honesty.
- n. An excessive issue; an issue in excess of the conditions which should regulate or control it. See the verb.
over- + issue (Wiktionary)