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overstand

[oh-ver-stand]
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verb (used without object), o·ver·stood, o·ver·stand·ing. Nautical.
  1. overreach(def 13).
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Origin of overstand

1300–50; Middle English overstonden to stand over or by; see over-, stand
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Word Origin and History for over-standing

overstand

v.

"to stand over or beside," from Old English oferstandan; see over- + stand (v.).

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