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Past tense for to overwhelm or inundate with people, animals or things
“Riley knew that the weeds would overrun the place in the spring.”
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Past tense for to run over or beyond a given line, level or limit
“They must take care not to overrun the limits of discretion.”
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Past tense for to invade or foray into, especially to plunder
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“Jose and El Guapo would often overrun many small villages with their gang of bandits.”
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Past tense for to occupy or take control of, especially of a place through force
“These troops could overrun and take over these two holy cities at any time they wish to do it.”
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Past tense for to defeat or be victorious over
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“They believed the numbers at their disposal would eventually enable them to overrun their opponents.”
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Past tense for to overwhelm with large amounts or quantities
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Past tense for to occupy to the point of overflow
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Past tense for to comprehensively defeat
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Past tense for to be superior to in performance or standard
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Past tense for to settle (a group of people, a species, or the like) in a place as a colony
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Past tense for to forcibly remove from a position of power or authority
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Past tense for to loot, plunder or invade by force
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Past tense for to run words together while speaking
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Past tense for to cause severe and extensive damage to
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Past tense for to pour from, or as from, a container, especially by accident
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Past tense for to create or form a layer over
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Past tense for to gain access to something, especially forcefully or unlawfully
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Past tense for to inhabit, or visit frequently (typically used in reference to ghosts)
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Past tense for to suffuse or envelop in something
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Past tense for to teem, or be overrun or overflowing with
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Past tense for to multiply or increase in numbers rapidly
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Past tense for to be a regular patron or visitor of
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