verb (used with object), o·ver·pop·u·lat·ed, o·ver·pop·u·lat·ing.
Origin of overpopulate
Examples from the Web for overpopulation
Overpopulation is the single most important public health problem in the world.
Fortunately, though, overpopulation has a remedy: birth control.
He harangues people about overpopulation, SUVs, and carbon emissions.Things Jonathan Franzen Says Are Bad for Society: Kakutani, Facebook|Josh Dzieza|March 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Cousin Yachkovich begins again at his talk on overpopulation.Hania|Henryk Sienkiewicz
The birth control movement assumes that the world suffers from overpopulation.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation|Austin O'Malley
Here was a crop so easy of culture and of such nourishing qualities that it led to overpopulation and all its attendant ills.Our Foreigners|Samuel P. Orth
The alternative to overpopulation and its remedy emigration is found in preventive checks to increase.Influences of Geographic Environment|Ellen Churchill Semple
Another matter that must be taken into consideration in the question of overpopulation, is the severity of the climate.Social Problems in Porto Rico|Fred K. Fleagle