overstood

[ oh-ver-stoo d ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈstʊd /

verb

simple past tense and past participle of overstand.

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overstand
[ oh-ver-stand ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈstænd /

verb (used without object), o·ver·stood, o·ver·stand·ing. Nautical.

Origin of overstand

1300–50; Middle English overstonden to stand over or by; see over-, stand
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Example sentences from the Web for overstood

  • Doubtless he found, when he discovered George had gone, that he had "overstood the market."