[ oh-ver-stood ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈstʊd /
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simple past tense and past participle of overstand.
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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."The Underground Railroad|William Still