[oh-ver-bahy] /ˌoʊ vərˈbaɪ/
verb (used with object), overbought, overbuying.
to purchase in excessive quantities.
Finance. to buy on margin in excess of one’s ability to provide added security in an emergency, as in a falling market.
verb (used without object), overbought, overbuying.
to buy regardless of one’s needs or financial means.
[verb oh-ver-kawl, oh-ver-kawl; noun oh-ver-kawl] /verb ˌoʊ vərˈkɔl, ˈoʊ vərˌkɔl; noun ˈoʊ vərˌkɔl/ verb (used with or without object) 1. Cards. to make an overcall. noun 2. Cards. a bid higher than the previous bid. 3. Bridge. a bid on a higher level than, or in a higher ranking suit than, the previous bid of […]
[oh-ver-keym] /ˌoʊ vərˈkeɪm/ verb 1. simple past tense of . [oh-ver-kuhm] /ˌoʊ vərˈkʌm/ verb (used with object), overcame, overcome, overcoming. 1. to get the better of in a struggle or conflict; conquer; defeat: to overcome the enemy. 2. to prevail over (opposition, a debility, temptations, etc.); surmount: to overcome one’s weaknesses. 3. to overpower or […]
[oh-ver-kuh-pas-i-tee] /ˌoʊ vər kəˈpæs ɪ ti/ noun, plural overcapacities. 1. beyond what is normal, allowed, or desirable. /ˌəʊvəkəˈpæsɪtɪ/ noun 1. the situation in which an industry or business cannot sell as much as it produces
[oh-ver-kap-i-tl-ahyz] /ˌoʊ vərˈkæp ɪ tlˌaɪz/ verb (used with object), overcapitalized, overcapitalizing. 1. to fix the total amount of securities of a corporation in excess of the limits set by law or by sound financial policy. 2. to overestimate the capital value (of a business property or enterprise). 3. to provide an excessive amount of capital […]