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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To train too much: a coach who overtrained the athletes before the championship.
  • intransitive v. To engage in excessive training: a boxer who overtrained.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To train too much or too long.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To carry the process of training (athletic or mental) beyond the limits of safety, resulting in a physical breakdown.
  • To subject to excessive training.


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