verb (used with object), o·ver·pop·u·lat·ed, o·ver·pop·u·lat·ing.
Origin of overpopulate
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Your existence contributes to over-population, climate change, and species extinction.
Perhaps ironically, many hunters claimed to be “culling” the herd, thereby saving it from over-population or starvation.
The first prime cause of over-population in India, he asserts, is early marriage.The New World of Islam|Lothrop Stoddard
Over-population: the tendency to multiply offspring beyond the food supply.The Arena|Various
Yet there are other ways of meeting this over-population beside the crude method of war.The Task of Social Hygiene|Havelock Ellis
I hope for another end, though not, indeed, from any of the three remedies for over-population commonly suggested by economists.
Some years ago the cuckoo cry of the political quacks was over-population.