verb (used with object), o·ver·stepped, o·ver·step·ping.
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That said, major food companies and lobbyists regularly overstep their bounds.
The opposition started when landlords in Texas sued in the fall, arguing that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had overstepped its bounds in implementing the ban.The $50 billion race to save America’s renters from eviction|Jonathan O'Connell|April 8, 2021|Washington Post
A federal judge overstepped and should not have thrown out a Virginia jury’s conviction of Michael Flynn’s former business partner on charges of illegal lobbying, an appeals court held Thursday.Appeals court revives criminal case against Michael Flynn’s ex-business partner|Rachel Weiner, Ann Marimow|March 18, 2021|Washington Post
If so, you need to retrain your brain to stop seeing him as Former Boss and start thinking of him as a peer from another department who is overstepping his boundaries.I’ve been promoted, but my old boss still seems to think I work for him|Karla Miller|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
Did Goldman Sachs Overstep in Criminally Charging Its Ex-Programmer?
Will a new overstep such as voluntary default be the impetus for realignment between the parties?Here's Something Debt Ceiling Obstinance May Create: A New Bipartisan Era|Justin Green|January 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I'd enjoy seeing a trillion dollar coin minted purely for the deservedly righteous indignation such an overstep would create.
Did the President overstep his bounds by criticizing the Court or were his statements "unremarkable?"Poll Question: Has Obama Gone Too Far in His Criticisms of the Supreme Court?|Ryan Prior|April 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There, he sold a number of political caricatures that were careful not to overstep Nazi lines.
He knew just how far it was proper for him to go, and never once did he overstep those bounds.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
It was thus that Csar maintained himself within the pale of the law, and obliged the Senate to overstep it.History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2|Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
He must be free to play as he feels, and he will be artist enough never to overstep bounds.Piano Mastery|Harriette Brower
People in general read poetry without any passion at all, or else overstep the modesty of nature and read not like scholars.The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1 (2 vols)|Thomas De Quincey
While the former had large allowances, they managed usually to overstep them.Marjorie Dean College Freshman|Pauline Lester