verb (used with object), o·ver·paid, o·ver·pay·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM overpayo·ver·pay·ment [oh-ver-pey-muh nt, oh-ver-pey-muh nt] /ˌoʊ vərˈpeɪ mənt, ˈoʊ vərˌpeɪ mənt/, nounun·o·ver·paid, adjective
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Yes, education is an investment in yourself, but there's no reason to overpay for the asset.Ask the Blogger: Borrow Money, or Self-Finance School?|Megan McArdle|October 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He should have been fired already for his decision in 2008 to overpay for both Countrywide Financial and Merrill.
It is not such a triumph to overpay by $3 billion on a $5 billion deal.
To supererogate is to overpay, or to do more than duty requires.Write It Right|Ambrose Bierce
We are paying now with an unjust unevenness—we starve the new and deep and overpay the trite and obvious.Mankind in the Making|H. G. Wells
See to it that thy accounting is correct, and overpay no man!Rung Ho!|Talbot Mundy
She must be the reward of his services; nor can he do services so great that such a reward will not overpay them.The Bravo of Venice|Heinrich Zschokke
But the very first step—the very first word which she uttered—was sufficient to overpay him for all his labours.Chronicles of the Canongate|Sir Walter Scott