[ oh-ver-stoo d ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈstʊd /
simple past tense and past participle of overstand.
Definition for overstood (2 of 2)
[ oh-ver-stand ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈstænd /
verb (used without object), o·ver·stood, o·ver·stand·ing. Nautical.
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Examples 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
Word Origin and History for overstood
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