OTHER WORDS FROM overreacho·ver·reach·er, noun
How to use overreach in a sentence
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.
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.
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.
An equally universal phenomenon is imperial overreaching by large states.
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
In the film he dangles from the tree with only one foot touching the ground, which is an invention perhaps a tad overreaching.The ‘12 Years a Slave’ Book Shows Slavery As Even More Appalling Than In the Film|Jimmy So|October 18, 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
Cunning signifies especially a habit or gift of overreaching, accompanied with enjoyment and a sense of superiority.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
If my neighbor uses his greater knowledge as a means of overreaching us all, it injures us and ruins him.The Whence and the Whither of Man|John Mason Tyler
Avoid a second time overreaching thy superiors; for not another man of the Greeks would have easily appeased me.
I beg your pardon, Miss Lynne, but I really do think that you are overreaching yourself somewhat, and playing a dangerous game.Her Dark Inheritance|Mrs. E. Burke Collins
The Chinese merchants are frequently called scoundrels from their habit of overreaching when opportunity occurs.Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life|Thomas Wallace Knox