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

 over·reach /ˌovə(r)ˈriʧ/
 (vt.)擴展…以上,過度伸張,走過頭(vi.)過分,過火,以後足踢前足

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 over·reach /-ˈrɪʧ/ 不及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·reach, v. i.
 1. To reach too far; as: (a) To strike the toe of the hind foot against the heel or shoe of the forefoot; -- said of horses. (b) Naut. To sail on one tack farther than is necessary.
 2. To cheat by cunning or deception.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·reach n. The act of striking the heel of the fore foot with the toe of the hind foot; -- said of horses.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·reach v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overreached (Overraught obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. Overreaching.]
 1. To reach above or beyond in any direction.
 2. To deceive, or get the better of, by artifice or cunning; to outwit; to cheat.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 overreach
      v 1: fail by aiming too high or trying too hard
      2: beat through cleverness and wit; "I beat the traffic"; "She
         outfoxed her competitors" [syn: outwit, outsmart, outfox,
          beat, circumvent]