Definitions for overtaxˌoʊ vərˈtæks

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ver•taxˌoʊ vərˈtæks(v.t.)

  1. to tax too heavily.

  2. to make too great demands on.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overtax(verb)

    tax excessively

    "Don't overtax my constituents!"


  1. overtax(Verb)

    To tax to an excessive degree

  2. overtax(Verb)

    To overburden

Translations for overtax

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to put too great a strain on

He overtaxed his strength.

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