What does oversupply mean?

Definitions for oversupply

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. glut, oversupply, surfeit(verb)

    the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall

  2. flood, oversupply, glut(verb)

    supply with an excess of

    "flood the market with tennis shoes"; "Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient"


  1. oversupply(Noun)

    An excessive supply

  2. oversupply(Verb)

    To supply more than is needed

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Oversupply

    ō′vėr-sup-plī, n. an excessive supply.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oversupply in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oversupply in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Su Aik Lim:

    From the demand side - the rate cut will not stimulate demand sufficiently for cities that face oversupply.

  2. Richard Gorry:

    For crude, there's a structural change, going from fairly balanced to an oversupply, for products...demand has not collapsed, (it's) just a tendency of oversupply of refining capacity and slower demand than had hoped for.

  3. Alexander Nekiperov:

    We should return to the issue of creating infrastructure which would allow the state to create oil stocks during periods of oversupply and to send it onto the market when the situation is the opposite, why is there a grain reserve but not an oil one?

  4. Ray Conner:

    We are going to be very prudent in how we approach any rates above 52. It feels like the demand is higher than that, but that can be short-lived. So we are ... going to see how things progress, the worst thing for any of us is to oversupply; our intention is to not oversupply.

  5. Ole Hansen:

    Geopolitical risk like this has been on the back burner for a while because we've been focussing on global oversupply, this news has not made the oversupply go away. The upside potential is limited unless something escalates. We need to see how this unfolds over the next couple of days.

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