[oh-ver-ik-stend] /ˌoʊ vər ɪkˈstɛnd/
verb (used with object)
to , reach, or expand beyond a proper, safe, or reasonable point:
a company that overextended its credit to diversify.
to for too long a time:
to overextend a stay.
to obligate (oneself) to more activities, work, etc., than one has time for or can accomplish well.
[ik-strak-shuh n] /ɪkˈstræk ʃən/ noun 1. an act or instance of : the extraction of a molar. 2. the state or fact of being . 3. descent or lineage: to be of foreign extraction. 4. something ; . /ɪkˈstrækʃən/ noun 1. the act of extracting or the condition of being extracted 2. something extracted; an […]
[ik-strap-uh-leyt] /ɪkˈstræp əˌleɪt/ verb (used with object), extrapolated, extrapolating. 1. to infer (an unknown) from something that is known; conjecture. 2. Statistics. to estimate (the value of a variable) outside the tabulated or observed range. 3. Mathematics. to estimate (a function that is known over a range of values of its independent variable) to values […]
[ig-zoo-ber-uh nt] /ɪgˈzu bər ənt/ adjective 1. effusively and almost uninhibitedly enthusiastic; lavishly abundant: an exuberant welcome for the hero. 2. abounding in vitality; extremely joyful and vigorous. 3. extremely good; overflowing; plentiful: exuberant health. 4. profuse in growth or production; luxuriant; superabundant: exuberant vegetation. /ɪɡˈzjuːbərənt/ adjective 1. abounding in vigour and high spirits; full […]
/ˈəʊvəˌfɔːl/ noun 1. a turbulent stretch of water caused by marine currents over an underwater ridge 2. a mechanism that allows excess water to escape from a dam or lock 3. the point at which a sewer or land drainage discharges into the sea or a river