Definition of Overexpand

1. Verb. To expand to an excessive or unwise degree ¹



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Definition of Overexpand

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overexpand

overexcited
overexcitement
overexcites
overexciting
overexercise
overexercised
overexercises
overexercising
overexert
overexert oneself
overexerted
overexerting
overexertion
overexertions
overexerts
overexpand (current term)
overexpanded
overexpanding
overexpands
overexpansion
overexpansions
overexpectation
overexplain
overexplained
overexplaining
overexplains
overexplanatory
overexplicit
overexploit
overexploitation

Literary usage of Overexpand

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1. The Financial Policy of Corporations by Arthur Stone Dewing (1920)
"While overmastering competition occurs only when there is a large capital investment, the temptation to overexpand is present in every business. ..."

2. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of Change (1994)
"When the inlet valve freezes in the open position, the suit may overexpand and cause an uncontrolled ascent. If there is more air in the suit than ..."

3. A Very Public Offering: A Rebel's Story of Business Excess, Success, and by Stephan Paternot, Andrew Essex (2001)
"But we weren't in a position to overexpand and get a 60-person office. Making room for 25 right out of the gate was a stretch. We debated for quite a while. ..."

4. State Banks and Trust Companies Since the Passage of the National-bank Act by George Ernest Barnett, Thornton Cooke (1911)
"It is hard to see how insurance could overexpand existing banks, except by increasing their deposits or by inducing reckless management. ..."

5. Organized Banking by Eugene Ewald Agger (1918)
"But what happens if all the members of a clearing house it exercises overexpand their credit in the shape of deposits? ..."

6. Banking Principles and Practice by Edward Lloyd Stewart Patterson (1917)
"trenchment in expenditure and discouraging any tendency on the part of their customers to overexpand or overproduce. The outbreak of war, therefore, ..."

7. Text Retrieval Conference, 4th edited by D. K. Harman (1998)
"However, additional care was taken not to overexpand the very short topics. pirosi - Queens College, CUNY ("TREC-4 Ad-Hoc, Routing Retrieval and Filtering ..."

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