verb (used with object), o·ver·grew, o·ver·grown, o·ver·grow·ing.
verb (used without object), o·ver·grew, o·ver·grown, o·ver·grow·ing.
Origin of overgrow
Related Words for overgrowinundate, deluge, overwhelm, choke, ravage, beset, overflow, invade, spill, permeate, surge, overstep, swarm, surpass, overspread, overshoot
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Historical Examples of overgrow
It is to be feared that this new Madrid will overgrow all that is left of the old city.Things seen in Spain
C. Gasquoine Hartley
The trees do not come in bearing early, and are not suitable for dwarfing as they overgrow the quince stock.The Pears of New York
U. P. Hedrick
Genius grafted on womanhood is like to overgrow it and break its stem.
They overgrow the dwarf stocks very strongly and thus do not have a very firm hold on the ground.Dwarf Fruit Trees
F. A. Waugh
How had this subterranean vegetation contrived to pierce and overgrow the summit of the country?History of the Commune of 1871