Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb overstep

2 senses of overstep

Sense 1
transgress, trespass, overstep -- (pass beyond (limits or boundaries))
       => pass, go through, go across -- (go across or through; "We passed the point where the police car had parked"; "A terrible thought went through his mind")

Sense 2
exceed, transcend, overstep, pass, go past, top -- (be superior or better than some standard; "She exceeded our expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year")
       => excel, stand out, surpass -- (distinguish oneself; "She excelled in math")

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