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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·grow v. t. [imp. Overgrew p. p. Overgrown p. pr. & vb. n. Overgrowing.]
 1. To grow over; to cover with growth or herbage, esp. that which is rank; as, dandelions have overgrown the lawn.
    The green . . . is rough and overgrown.   --Sir W. Scott.
 2. To grow beyond; to rise above; hence, to overcome; to oppress. [Obs.] --Mortimer. O'ergrown with labor.”
 Note: [Usually in the past participle.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: become overgrown; "The patio overgrew with ivy"
      2: grow beyond or across; "The ivy overgrew the patio" [syn: grow
      3: grow too large for [syn: outgrow]
      [also: overgrown, overgrew]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: covered with growing plants
      2: abounding in usually unwanted vegetation

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See overgrow