Definitions for overgrowˌoʊ vərˈgroʊ, ˈoʊ vərˌgroʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ver•growˌoʊ vərˈgroʊ, ˈoʊ vərˌgroʊ(v.)-grew, -grown, -grow•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to grow over; cover with a growth of something.

    Category: Botany

  2. to grow beyond, grow too large for, or outgrow.

    Category: Botany

  3. (v.i.)to grow to excess; grow too large.

    Category: Botany

  4. to become grown over, as with weeds.

    Category: Botany

Origin of overgrow:

1300–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overgrow(verb)

    grow too large

  2. overgrow(verb)

    become overgrown

    "The patio overgrew with ivy"

  3. overgrow, grow over(verb)

    grow beyond or across

    "The ivy overgrew the patio"

Wiktionary

  1. overgrow(Verb)

    To grow beyond one's boundaries or containments.

  2. overgrow(Verb)

    To grow over; (of one thing) to cause (a second thing) to become overgrown (with or by the first thing).

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