Definitions for overgrowˌoʊ vərˈgroʊ, ˈoʊ vərˌgroʊ
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o•ver•growˌoʊ vərˈgroʊ, ˈoʊ vərˌgroʊ(v.)-grew, -grown, -grow•ing.
(v.t.)to grow over; cover with a growth of something.
to grow beyond, grow too large for, or outgrow.
(v.i.)to grow to excess; grow too large.
to become grown over, as with weeds.
Origin of overgrow:
grow too large
"The patio overgrew with ivy"
overgrow, grow over(verb)
grow beyond or across
"The ivy overgrew the patio"
To grow beyond one's boundaries or containments.
To grow over; (of one thing) to cause (a second thing) to become overgrown (with or by the first thing).