Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To measure or estimate too largely.
  • noun Excess of measure; something that exceeds the measure proposed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To measure or estimate too largely.
  • noun Excessive measure; the excess beyond true or proper measure; surplus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Excessive measure; surplus.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

over- +‎ measure

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