Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To go beyond (a limit); exceed.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To step over or beyond; exceed.

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

  • transitive verb To step over or beyond; to transgress.

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

  • verb transitive To go too far beyond (a limit); especially, to cross boundaries or exceed norms or conventions.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb pass beyond (limits or boundaries)
  • verb be superior or better than some standard

Etymologies

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over- + step

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