Definitions

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  • v. To dominate; domineer over; oppress.
  • v. To affront; treat with indignity.
  • v. To lead excessively or too much.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To domineer over; to affront; to treat with indignity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To dominate; domineer over; oppress.

Etymologies

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From Middle English overleden, from Old English oferlǣdan ("to oppress, translate"), equivalent to over- +‎ lead.

Examples

  • At least, that is what these spy shots (more photos overlead) of the Smart ForTwo Electric Drive making filming runs past famous Berlin landmarks would indicate.

    TreeHugger

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