[oh-ver-stey] /ˌoʊ vərˈsteɪ/
verb (used with object)
to beyond the time, limit, or duration of; outstay:
to overstay one’s welcome.
Finance. to remain in (the market) beyond the point where a sale would have yielded the greatest profit.
to stay beyond the time, limit, or duration of
(finance) to delay a transaction in (a market) until after the point at which the maximum profit would have been made
(NZ) to stay in New Zealand beyond (the period sanctioned by the immigration authorities or the period of a visitor’s permit)
overstay one’s welcome, outstay one’s welcome, to stay (at a party, on a visit, etc), longer than pleases the host or hostess
/ˈəʊvəˌsteɪə/ noun 1. a person who illegally remains in a country after the period of the permitted visit has expired noun one who stays beyond the end time of an immigration work permit Usage Note New Zealand
[noun oh-ver-steer; verb oh-ver-steer] /noun ˈoʊ vərˌstɪər; verb ˌoʊ vərˈstɪər/ noun 1. handling of an automotive vehicle that causes turns that are sharper than the driver intends because the rear wheels slide to the outside of the turn before the front wheels lose traction. verb (used without object) 2. (of an automotive vehicle) to undergo […]
[oh-ver-step] /ˌoʊ vərˈstɛp/ verb (used with object), overstepped, overstepping. 1. to go beyond; exceed: to overstep one’s authority. /ˌəʊvəˈstɛp/ verb -steps, -stepping, -stepped 1. (transitive) to go beyond (a certain or proper limit) v. Old English ofersteppan “to step over or beyond, cross, exceed;” see over- + step (v.). From the beginning used in figurative […]
[stim-yuh-leyt] /ˈstɪm yəˌleɪt/ verb (used with object), stimulated, stimulating. 1. to rouse to action or effort, as by encouragement or pressure; spur on; incite: to stimulate his interest in mathematics. 2. Physiology, Medicine/Medical. to excite (a nerve, gland, etc.) to its functional activity. 3. to invigorate (a person) by a food or beverage containing a […]