Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To prevail upon as by treating or entreaty; over-persuade; overtalk.

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  • verb medicine To subject to excessive medical treatment, often to such an extent as to cause adverse effects

Etymologies

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over- +‎ treat

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