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verb (used with object)
  1. to fill too full, so as to cause overflowing.
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verb (used without object)
  1. to become too full.
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Origin of overfill

1200–50; Middle English overfillen, Old English oferfyllan. See over-, fill
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Related Words for overfill

nauseate, gratify, slake, sate, indulge, permeate, impregnate, suffuse, soak, wash, pervade, douse, infuse, penetrate, imbue, steep, immerse, sprinkle, stream, squirt

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Historical Examples of overfill

  • The Japanese basha has two benches running lengthwise at the sides; three persons fill a bench, four overfill one.

    Korean Buddhism

    Frederick Starr

  • The construction makes it impossible to overfill the battery, provided that the finger is held on the vent hole as directed.

  • Several devices have been developed to make it impossible to overfill batteries.