Definitions For Overrun


  • Too much production or more than expected
  • An amount of money that is spent and that is more than the expected or planned amount


  • Run beyond or past
  • Seize the position of and defeat
  • Invade in great numbers
  • Flow or run over (a limit or brim)
  • Occupy in large numbers or live on a host
  • To enter and be present in (a place) in large numbers
  • To run or go beyond or past (something)
  • To spread over or throughout (something)

Is Overrun a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Overrun is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Overrun in a Sentence

  • The tank divisions overran the countryside.
  • The city was being overrun by enemy troops.
  • The plane overran the runway.

Synonyms for Overrun

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