verb (used with object), o·ver·drove, o·ver·driv·en, o·ver·driv·ing.
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When I put their allegations to Epstein, he denied them and went into overdrive.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Tea Party hate machine has gone into overdrive in South Carolina, so how has Lindsey Graham survived so comfortably?
Newspapers in the U.K. went into overdrive as they speculated about the likelihood of a fresh royal wedding.
The back and forth has sent the gossip blogs into overdrive.
Sexual-harassment deniers are in overdrive amid the escalating complaints against the presidential hopeful.
They'd originally been guard-boats, intended for solar-system duty only and quite incapable of overdrive.Pariah Planet|Murray Leinster
Approaching a planet on overdrive would be like trying to garage a ground-car at sixty miles an hour.
A ship which fled in overdrive could not reappear like this!
They were powerful, willing animals, and it jarred on him to overdrive them, as he had been forced to do.Harding of Allenwood|Harold Bindloss
It had seen the Horus go into overdrive and move only hundreds of miles instead of hundreds of millions.