overmeasure

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ measure

Verb[edit]

overmeasure (third-person singular simple present overmeasures, present participle overmeasuring, simple past and past participle overmeasured)

  1. To measure or estimate too largely.

Noun[edit]

overmeasure (countable and uncountable, plural overmeasures)

  1. Excessive measure; surplus.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.