verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
OTHER WORDS FROM overextendo·ver·ex·ten·sion [oh-ver-ik-sten-shuhn], /ˌoʊ vər ɪkˈstɛn ʃən/, noun
Example sentences from the Web for overextend
Part of the problem was Wizards players overextending themselves on offense.The Wizards will try to clean up some issues in next exhibition — possibly without Russell Westbrook|Ava Wallace|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
At the time, he overextended himself and, hitting a wall of physical exhaustion, wondered whether he would be able to keep going.Riz Ahmed knows his worth. With the gut-wrenching ‘Sound of Metal,’ he ensures you do, too.|Sonia Rao|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
The regiment, when operating alone and attacking, should undertake an enveloping attack if it does not result in overextension.Infantry Drill Regulations, United States Army, 1911|United States War Department