verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM overreacho·ver·reach·er, noun
Example sentences from the Web for overreach
So the example could just be being included to try to kneecap dodgy legal advice that suggests contract clauses are a panacea for US surveillance overreach.Europe puts out advice on fixing international data transfers that’s cold comfort for Facebook|Natasha Lomas|November 11, 2020|TechCrunch
Otherwise, every unexplained decision by tech companies about access to information potentially becomes fodder for conspiracists and, even worse, the foundation for overreaching governmental policy.Why social media can’t keep moderating content in the shadows|Bobbie Johnson|November 6, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Apple having a controlling function around that seems an overreach.
Knowing when you’ve crossed that line would be very helpful, but studies so far have mostly failed to find consistent and reliable markers of overreaching.
One is that, in a study that tested dozens of possible ways of predicting overreaching, there’s always the risk that the one positive finding occurred merely by chance.
By overreaching on health care, he has managed to achieve precisely the opposite effect.Presidents Never Can Seem to Learn to Stop Overreaching|Stuart Stevens|November 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Republican legislatures are overreaching with voting laws to try to gain partisan advantage.Why Judge Posner Changed His Mind On Voter ID Laws|Richard L. Hasen|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“Afghan good enough” is the military phrase for limiting our objectives to what is achievable and not overreaching.‘Afghan Good Enough’ May Be the Best We Can Hope for in Afghanistan|Jacob Siegel|September 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In effect, an overreaching administration and a supine FISC are ginning up a secret constitution.
GOP overreaching, as I've argued, may hurt the party in the 2014 midterms.
He seemed a man who would drive careful bargains, but who was too large-minded and honest to be mean or overreaching.The King's Men|Robert Grant, John Boyle O'Reilly, J. S. Dale, and John T. Wheelwright
By this adjective 'smart' is to be understood 'sharp, overreaching'—in fact, a cleverness verging upon safe dishonesty. 'Cedar Creek|Elizabeth Hely Walshe
Once more is evidenced the overwhelming, overreaching power of operative and unified lawlessness.The Vice Bondage of a Great City or the Wickedest City in the World|Robert O. Harland
She saw he was in deadly earnest, but believed he was overreaching himself.Colorado Jim|George Goodchild
Here ended the oration, and with it Sedley's ambitious hopes of overreaching Buckingham—ha, ha, ha!Peveril of the Peak|Sir Walter Scott