Definitions for overstepˌoʊ vərˈstɛp
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transgress, trespass, overstep(verb)
pass beyond (limits or boundaries)
exceed, transcend, overstep, pass, go past, top(verb)
be superior or better than some standard
"She exceeded our expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year"
To step over or beyond; to transgress; as, to overstep the bounds of propriety. Shak.
Origin: [AS. ofersteppan.]
To go too far beyond (a limit); especially, to cross boundaries or exceed norms or conventions.
That color scheme really oversteps the bounds of good taste.
Origin: over- + step
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