overcommit

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ commit

Verb[edit]

overcommit (third-person singular simple present overcommits, present participle overcommitting, simple past and past participle overcommitted)

  1. To make excessive commitments, either beyond one's ability or beyond what is reasonable
    Don't overcommit yourself this month.

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Noun[edit]

overcommit (uncountable)

  1. (computing) Allocation of more resources than are actually available.